Here's what to look for in the...


Here's what to look for in the Baltimore area this week. This list includes only newly announced work, not continuing construction, which is extensive on several highways, including Interstate 95, U.S. 50/301 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

New highway projects

Construction on the Hanover Street bridge will block marine traffic requiring the lifting of the span from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. today and tomorrow. All other boats may proceed. The bridge will remain open to one lane of vehicular traffic in each direction.

The right northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Miller Road to Sheradale Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays for reconstruction.

Traffic will be divided on I-95 from the Baltimore line to Metropolitan Boulevard for bridge overlays.

Expect delays and lane closings on Interstate 695 from Belair Road to Perring Parkway from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays for bridge construction.

Route 176 (Dorsey Road) will be closed at Route 295 until 6 a.m. tomorrow for construction on Route 100 at Route 295. Detours will be in effect.

West Liberty Road (Route 439) will be divided into two-way traffic.

Bus route changes:

The MTA has scheduled these changes in bus routes. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.

Nos. 1, 3

From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today, the Firehouse Exposition and Muster parade from Key Highway to Charles and Pratt streets will reroute these lines:

No. 1 -- Northbound via regular route to Charles and Conway streets, west on Conway, north on I-395, north on Howard Street, west on Lombard Street, north on Eutaw Street to Fayette Street, then via regular route. No change southbound.

No. 3 -- Southbound via regular route on Sharp Street to Camden Street, west on Camden to the layover point between Sharp and Howard. Northbound from the layover point westbound on Camden between Sharp and Howard, west on Camden, north on Howard, east on Pratt, north on Charles, then via regular route.

AFRAM parade

Nos. 3, 10, 11, 14, 19, 21, 27, 28, 31, 43, 210 -- These bus lines will be temporarily rerouted from about 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday for the AFRAM parade. The parade route starts at Eutaw Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, proceeds down Cathedral Street to Festival Hall.

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