REVISED: Southbound MD-295 Closure is Scheduled for this Weekend

Due to possible rain on Saturday, southbound MD-295 may remain closed through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 31st if needed; Temporary traffic stops will also occur Saturday along northbound MD-295

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a portion of southbound MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) is scheduled to be closed this weekend, August 28-31, 2020.  This closure of southbound MD-295 is necessary to erect concrete beams for the new Annapolis Road Bridge.

Beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020, southbound MD-295 will be closed to through traffic between Bush Street and I-695 with detours in effect, weather permitting.  This portion of southbound MD-295 was originally scheduled to be reopened to traffic by 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2020, but due to the possibility of rain this weekend, the closure of southbound MD-295 may be extended until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020 if needed.

In addition to the southbound closure, a single lane closure will be implemented along northbound MD-295 throughout the day on Saturday, August 29, 2020 so that the new bridge beams can be set safely in place.  Temporary traffic stops along northbound MD-295 of approximately 5-10 minutes each will also be implemented Saturday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. as concrete beams are lifted over the travel lanes.  Motorists should plan for delays and traffic congestion if traveling along northbound MD-295 this Saturday during these times.

During the southbound closure, all southbound Russell Street traffic destined for MD-295 will be detoured onto I-95 south.  The weekend closure of southbound MD-295 and Saturday’s lane closures/temporary traffic stops along northbound MD-295 may cause congestion and delays.  Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead for the closure by allowing additional travel time and using alternate routes.

For information and updates regarding the Triple Bridges Replacement Project, citizens can visit 295TripleBridges.com.

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