From the State Highway Administration:
Motorists Advised to Plan Ahead for Extra Travel Time, Flagging Operations in Work Zone
Next Monday (April 16), the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin a $620,000 project to repair pavement along MD 165 (Federal Hill Road) between Jarrettsville Road and Midsummer Lane in northern Harford County. Weather permitting the project will be complete prior to Memorial Day.
SHA will begin concrete patching with lane closures and flagging operations permitted between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and also between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. During lane closures, sections of the two-lane roadway will be reduced to one lane, with flagpersons controlling two-way traffic within the work zone. SHA advises motorists to plan ahead for extra travel time along MD 165 and look ahead for flagging operations in the work zone.
The State’s contractor for the resurfacing project is Gray and Son, Inc. of Timonium. For more information about highway maintenance activities along MD 165 or other State routes within Harford County, citizens may contact SHA’s District 4 Office – Maintenance Division at 410-229-2360, toll free at 1-866-998-0367 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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While SHA and its transportation partners work hard to maintain safe traffic mobility in work zones, each driver needs to actively modify his or her driving style to help prevent crashes. Stay alert and look for reduced speed limits, narrow driving lanes and highway workers. Slow down and don’t follow too closely. Safer driving. Safer work zones. For everyone.