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                     OVERNIGHT FLAGGING CONTINUES ON THE NICE BRIDGE

 

(BALTIMORE, Md) -- The MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) preservation project continues on the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (US 301) across the Potomac River.  The ongoing project includes cleaning, painting and repair work that began earlier this spring and is expected to last two years.  

The Nice Bridge will continue to be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following overnight off-peak hours:

·      Saturday through Thursday with Saturday hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning and Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

 

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations.  Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.  The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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                  NICE BRIDGE DAYTIME FLAGGING CONTINUES INTO LATE AUGUST

 

(BALTIMORE, Md) -- The MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) preservation project continues on the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (US 301) across the Potomac River.  The ongoing project includes cleaning, painting and repair work that began earlier this spring.

The Nice Bridge will continue to be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following off-peak hours:

·      Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until approximately Monday, August 26.

 Overnight off-peak hours are ongoing and will continue as the project is expected to last two years.  

·      Saturday through Thursday with Saturday hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning and Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

 

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations.  Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.  The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2013

 Contact:          John Sales

  410-537-1017

 

 NICE BRIDGE OFF-PEAK FLAGGING CONTINUES INTO AUGUST

 

(BALTIMORE, Md) -- The MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) preservation project continues on the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (US 301) across the Potomac River.  The ongoing project includes cleaning, painting and repair work that began earlier this spring.

The Nice Bridge will continue to be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following off-peak hours:

·         Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for approximately 45 days.

·         Saturday through Thursday with Saturday hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning and Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down - Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous - Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers - They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving - Devote your full attention to the road.

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

To view real-time traffic camera images on MDTA roadways, visit mdta.maryland.gov.  Know Before You Go!  Call 511 or visit MD511.org for statewide travel information.  The MDTA thanks motorists for their patience.

 

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The MD Transportation Authority's (MDTA) preservation project continues on the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (US 301) across the Potomac River.  The ongoing project includes cleaning, painting and repair work that began earlier this spring.

The Nice Bridge will be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following off-peak hours:

 

  • Sunday, June 2 through Thursday, June 6 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

 

  • Starting Tuesday, June 4 daytime flagging operations will take place Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for approximately three weeks until ladders and scaffolding can be removed from the bridge.

 

  • Starting Saturday, June 8, overnight work will shift to a Saturday through Thursday schedule with Saturday hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning and Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning.

 

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and  4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org. 

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

BRIDGE WORK AND INSPECTIONS ON NICE BRIDGE WILL BE LIFTED THURSDAY, MAY 23 - MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013

Bridge work and inspection operations will resume Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

The Nice Bridge is currently reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following overnight off-peak hours: Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning and Friday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.

Daytime flagging operations are during the following off-peak hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and  4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org. 

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

BRIDGE WORK AND INSPECTIONS CONTINUE ON NICE BRIDGE

 

The Nice Bridge is currently reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the following overnight off-peak hours: Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning and Friday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.

Daytime flagging operations are during the following off-peak hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Trucks greater than 10-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during flagging operations. Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 10-feet from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort.  Calls must be made one hour prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and  4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

 

Remember to follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA for the latest updates.

Know Before You Go - call 511 or visit MD511.org. 

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

 

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES AND ALTERNATING TRAFFIC ON NICE BRIDGE

WHAT:           Weather permitting, one lane of the Harry W. Nice Memorial

                        Bridge (US 301) will be temporarily closed to traffic.  Traffic  

                        will alternate in the open lane during these closures.

WHEN:           From approximately 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through

                        Thursday,  continuing for approximately four to six weeks.       

WHY:              Crews will be conducting annual bridge inspections. 

Drivers may observe equipment like Snooper trucks on the bridge as well as inspectors climbing and moving over the structure.

Trucks greater than 11-feet wide will not be permitted to cross the bridge during these times.  Every effort will be made to cross all vehicles exceeding 11-feet wide from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and from 3 to 3:15 p.m.

Drivers of vehicles exceeding the width restriction must call 301-259-4444 to obtain approval and schedule an escort appointment time.  Calls must be made 24 hours prior to arrival at the bridge and will only be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

When traveling through work zones:

·         Slow Down Obey posted speed limits.

·         Be Courteous Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you.

·         Pay Attention to Work Zone Signs, Equipment and Flaggers They help drivers move safely.

·         Avoid Distracted Driving Devote your full attention to the road.

Stay Alert So No One Gets Hurt!

Follow the MDTA at twitter.com/TheMDTA and facebook.com/TheMDTA.



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 1, 2013

Fracility: (US 301) Harry W. Nice Bridge

NO TRAFFIC ADVISORIES AT THIS TIME

There are no traffic advisories at this time.  In the event of a traffic advisory, important news and information concerning the Nice Bridge will be posted to this blog.