July 10, 2013

Contact:          John Sales




                        CLEANING & PAINTING WORK BEGINS ON I-95 BRIDGE OVER MD 824


WHAT:            Weather permitting, MD 824 (Blythedale Road) under I-95 in Cecil County, MD will be continuously closed (24/7) to traffic for cleaning and painting of the I-95 bridge over MD 824.

                       The detour route will direct motorists to MD 222 (Perryville Road).

WHEN:           On or about Monday, July 15, to Wednesday, August 21.                    

WHY:             The work is part of the MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) $6 million preservation project to clean and paint the structural steel on 11 overpass bridges along the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95) in Baltimore, Cecil and Harford counties.


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The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.