Here's what to look for if you...


Here's what to look for if you are 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

I-195 inbound and outbound from Route 170 to Baltimore-Washington International Airport Passenger Terminal -- Expect lane closures from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday through August. Also expect closures on the lower level roadway between the parking garage and the passenger terminal. Construction for drainage improvements on I-195 will occur during daylight hours. Access to all parking areas and the garage, as well as all other facilities, will remain available.

I-695 inner and outer loop interchanges at North Point Boulevard (Route 151) -- Expect various lane closures today between 6 a.m to 1 p.m. Closures are required for lighting maintenance at the interchange.

I-95 north and southbound between Route 32 and Route 198 -- Two right lanes will be continuously closed northbound until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning. Two left lanes will be continuously closed until 5 a.m., tomorrow morning. Closures required for the pouring of concrete and repairs to road surface.

I-695 interchanges at Security Boulevard (Route 122) -- Expect various ramp closures today through Friday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for milling and paving operations.

Southbound I-97 at Route 178 -- I-97 will be closed to all traffic at Exit 5, Route 178, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. today through Thursday for the setting of steel beams at the interchange of I-97 and U.S. 50. Detours will be posted.

Seminary Avenue (Route 311) -- Expect single, block-long closures between Bellona Avenue and Front Avenue between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. tomorrow through Saturday.

North and Southbound I-97 at between Route 648 and I-695 -- Expect single and double lane closures from 8 pm. to 6 a.m.. tomorrow through Friday for paving the placement of temporary concrete barriers.

MTA bus route changes:

The MTA has scheduled the following changes for this week. Information: 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.

No. 15 (Overlea service) -- Because of construction work at the Overlea Loop, the following rerouting will be in effect: Northbound via regular route to Belair Road to Northern Parkway, west on Northern Parkway and south on Walther Boulevard. When southbound, south on Walther Boulevard, east on Fleetwood Avenue, south on Belair Road, then via regular route.

No. 31 -- Effective today from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., East Drive from Linden Avenue to Sulphur Spring Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic for the Arbutus Arts Festival, rerouting this line: Westbound via regular route on Linden Avenue to East drive, continue southeast on Linden, southwest on Sulphur Spring Road, west on Sulphur Spring, south on Carville Avenue, then via regular route. When eastbound, buses will travel regular route north on Oregon Avenue to Sulphur Spring road, then follow reverse of the westbound route.

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