Here's what to look for if you're traveling in the Baltimore metropolitan area this week. This list of highway projects 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
Inner Loop I-695 over Route 26 -- Bridge No. 3139 -- Today and next Sunday, northbound lanes 3 and 4 (slow lanes) will be closed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. for deck repairs.
Route 137 -- Mount Carmel Road from York Road to Gunpowder Road -- For about three weeks, there will be lane closures from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for pipe replacements.
Harbor Tunnel (I-895) -- Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. to midnight -- one tube will be closed for maintenance and two-way traffic will operate in the open tunnel.
Bus route changes:
The MTA has scheduled the following changes in bus routes for this week. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.
Effective immediately, buses will travel a new route downtown because of a restriction on right turns when north on Howard Street to east on Park Avenue. Buses will follow regular route on Howard to Madison Street, west on Madison, north on Eutaw Street, east on Dolphin Street, east on Park, then regular route.