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Here's what to look for if you are traveling in the Baltimore metropolitan area this week.

New highway projects

Interstate 695, inner and outer loops, from Reisterstown Road to Greenspring Avenue -- Through July 1, expect daily lane closings from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for patching and paving.

U.S. 50 bridge over Sinepuxent Bay at Ocean City -- Monday through Friday, one lane in each direction will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for mechanical repairs to the bridge. Temporary 10-minute closures in both directions will occur occasionally. During the same period, the bridge will be closed to marine traffic.

Route 175, between U.S. 1 and Gateway Drive -- Continuing through the fall, repaving will require single-lane closures during off-peak hours. All lanes will remain open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

U.S. 50/301 from the Patuxent River to the Severn River -- From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., expect lane closures on eastbound and westbound U.S. 50/301 to overlay existing pavements and to place temporary concrete barriers.

York Road, Route 45 -- Expect lane closures from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday between Fairmount and Bellona avenues for paving.

I-70, Hancock -- One lane of westbound I-70 in Hancock is closed until August for rehabilitation of the bridge over Route 655.

Francis Scott Key Bridge -- Northbound, right lane will be closed for painting from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge -- Through September, possible partial lane closures due to bridge painting. Expect delays.

Route 151, between Baltimore City Line and Cove Road -- Through the fall, resurfacing and the installation of traffic signals will require intermittent lane closures. All lanes will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Route 273, between Route 272 and Route 213 in Cecil County -- through midsummer, resurfacing will require intermittent lane closures. Flag people will control traffic flow during single-lane closures.

Bus route changes:

Temporary route changes

No. 15 -- On Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Christian Church Fair will close Windsor Mill Road between Tucker Lane and Forrest Park Avenue, temporarily diverting bus line. Buses will bypass Dickey Hill Road, Tucker Lane and B. Mason Apartments. Westbound to Security Square Mall via regular route to Forrest Park and Dickey Hill, south on Forrest Park, west on Windsor Mill, then via regular route. Buses to Westview, Social Security and Lorraine will operate on regular route to Forrest Park and Dickey Hill, south on Forrest Park to Windsor Mill, then via regular route. When eastbound, reverse route will be followed.

No. 22 (Lakewood and O'Donnell service) -- The St. Casimir Church Carnival on the north side of O'Donnell Street between Lakewood and Kenwood avenues will reroute buses from 7 p.m. Thursday through 11 p.m. Saturday. Eastbound via regular route to O'Donnell and Linwood Avenue, north on Linwood, west on Dillon Street, south on Lakewood, east on O'Donnell to Streeper Street for layover. No change westbound.

No. 91 -- Between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, a church revival ceremony will close Garrison Boulevard between Liberty Heights Avenue and Egerton Road, temporarily rerouting buses. Southbound via regular route on Garrison to Chatham Avenue, east on Chatham, south on Callaway, west on Liberty Heights, south on Garrison, then via regular route. Northbound via regular route on Garrison to Liberty Heights, east on Liberty Heights, north on Ayrdale Avenue, west on Dochester Road, north on Garrison, then via regular route.

Continuing diversions

Nos. 1, 2, 11, 20, 140, 310 and 311 -- The bus stop eastbound on Baltimore Street at Greene Street has been discontinued until further notice due to construction. Passengers may not board or discharge at this location. Bus bays for the Nos. 8, 9, 35 and 36 lines are not affected.

No. 9 -- Buses are rerouted because of a temporary change in traffic patterns in Towson. With York Road closed to southbound traffic at Allegheny Avenue, northbound buses are diverted from regular route to York and Pennsylvania Avenue, north on York, north on Dulaney Valley Road, west on Fairmount Avenue, north on York, then via regular route. Southbound via regular route to York and Fairmount, east on Fairmount, south on Dulaney Valley, south on York, then via regular route.

No. 11 (Lutherville service) -- Buses are temporarily rerouted while construction continues on the Lutherville Park-and-Ride bus loop. Northbound via regular route on York Road to Ridgely Road, north on York, west on Timonium Road, then south on Aylesbury Road to the temporary layover in advance of York. Southbound from the temporary layover, east on Aylesbury, south on York to Ridgely, then via regular route.

Nos. 23 Express and 160 -- With the ramp from westbound Eastern Avenue to southbound I-95 closed for construction, buses are temporarily diverted. Westbound via regular route on Eastern Avenue to I-95, west on Eastern, south on Kane Street, south on Dundalk Avenue, west on Boston Street, west on Interstate Avenue, south on I-95, then via regular route. No change eastbound.

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