Heavy rain might affect roadwork throughout the D.C. area, together with Interstate 66, Interstate 295 and the brand new College Boulevard “Shared Streets” challenge.
The climate forecast might affect scheduled roadwork throughout the D.C. area, together with Interstate 66, Interstate 295 and the brand new College Boulevard “Shared Streets” challenge. Right here’s what’s being projected, climate allowing.
Starting Friday, the Maryland Division of Transportation State Freeway Administration (MDOT SHA) launches its challenge to permit bicycles and automobiles to soundly share a bit of over 1.5 miles of MD-193/College Boulevard, between Amherst and Arcola avenues in Wheaton.
This Multi-Modal Shared Streets Pilot Challenge will current new visitors patterns and quickly repurposed lanes. The challenge to be carried out, climate allowing, will present motorists and bicyclists shared entry to and from industrial, residential and leisure facilities in Wheaton.
The short-term pilot challenge for College Boulevard is a part of a Montgomery County-wide initiative to boost security and mobility for all roadway customers.
This challenge will embrace:
• Decreasing the variety of vehicular through-lanes on MD-193/College Boulevard
• Repurposing MD-193 journey lanes adjoining to the curbs for bicyclists
• Lane modification and project to attach bicyclists to the MD-193 interim bike lanes
• Including versatile posts or vertical delineators to separate automobile and bike lanes
• Putting in up to date signage and striping
Entry to all companies, driveways and bus stops shall be maintained always. Bicyclists touring alongside College Boulevard are anticipated to make use of the protected outdoors lanes. All pedestrians ought to use the prevailing sidewalk.
On the conclusion of the pilot challenge, MDOT SHA will take away the flex posts and short-term line-striping and restore the usage of all lanes for vehicular visitors. Then it’s going to consider motorist, bicycle and pedestrian operations and security to gauge the effectiveness of the challenge.
For different work areas this weekend, climate allowing, new street resurfacing has begun in Calvert County. Right here, MD-2/4 has in a single day lane closures between Coster Mill Bridge Highway and Calvert Cliffs Parkway, and between MD-264 and MD-231 from Sunday to Thursday for resurfacing and line-striping nightly, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
There’s nightly street restore happening on MD-6 between US-301 and Willow Lane on Sunday by Thursday too, between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.
On Interstate 95 in Howard County, the night time bridge work over the Patapsco River/CSX tracks will proceed to see nightly single to double lane closures from Sundays by Thursdays within the month of June.
The crews right here work between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly, addressing one route at a time by completion.
This week noticed the start of a brand new nightly resurfacing challenge on MD-103/Meadowridge Highway and MD-100 on the interchange and two roundabouts as nicely. Crews work are scheduled to work overnights, Sunday by Thursday, with lane closures and detours posted between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
In Prince George’s County, work continues nightly of I-95/I-495 Capital Beltway within the ongoing bridge alternative initiatives, with each instructions of the Beltway seeing lanes closed nightly, 8 p.m. to five a.m., and Saturday 6 p.m. to 11 a.m., anyplace between the Allentown Highway/Joint Base Andrews exit and MD-4/Pennsylvania Avenue.
And naturally, for summer season vacationers by Baltimore, be suggested that the work on I-895 Harbor Tunnel Thruway is scheduled to proceed between the tunnels and Holabird Avenue with lane closures throughout off-peak journey instances.
The ever-changing work for the I-66 Transforms Outside the Beltway Project will proceed into this weekend with a number of closures to concentrate on.
The I-66/Stringfellow Highway interchange has seen bridge replacements and building transformations over the previous few months. The latter a part of this week and into the weekend, climate allowing, the plan is for full closures and detours of Stringfellow Highway approaching I-66 for bridge beam set up.
This work nightly, between 9 p.m. and seven a.m., can have Stringfellow Highway closed and detoured in each instructions between Honest Lakes Boulevard and Westbrook Drive/Village Sq. Drive.
With this work, the ramps between I-66 and Stringfellow Highway will stay closed with detours directing visitors to the subsequent exits for U-turns.
For this prolonged nightly closure this weekend, on the north facet of I-66, visitors shall be directed to Honest Lakes Boulevard to Honest Lakes Parkway to Route 286 Fairfax County Parkway south, the place you observe indicators to Route 29 south to achieve Stringfellow Highway.
On the south facet of I-66, visitors is directed to the alternative, which is Route 29 north, to Route 286 north to the Honest Lakes Parkway/Monument Drive to Honest Lakes Boulevard again to Stringfellow Highway to go north.
In Manassas this weekend, I-66 between Sudley Highway and US-29, three lanes shall be closed overnights Friday and Saturday to implement and new visitors shift. With this work, the ramps from Route 234/Sudley Highway to I-66 will see journey adjustments as follows:
• Sudley Highway south to go eastbound I-66, the ramp shall be closed and detoured to Balls Ford Highway for a detour
• Northbound Sudley Highway to eastbound I-66 shall be diminished to a single lane
• The ramps from Sudley Highway to I-66 westbound shall be closed and detoured
Overnights this week have seen I-66 eastbound between Route 123/Chain Bridge and Nutley Avenue diminished to a single lane of journey with the ramps from Route 123 to eastbound I-66 closed and detoured.
Right here, crews are implementing a brand new visitors shift and are schedule to work right here overnights by midday Saturday, climate allowing.
Simply west of Nutley Avenue is the Vaden Drive overpass. The work right here overnights has seen roadway diminished to a single lane in each instructions of I-66, with full stops of as much as 20 minutes at a time for beam set up of the Specific Lanes entry ramps.
This work is ready to proceed nightly by this weekend on westbound I-66 after Nutley Avenue, with full stops between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
On I-66 on the Beltway, in each instructions overnights into Saturday morning, anticipate double lane closures for overhead bridge work and motorists might see stops of as much as 20 minutes at a time between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. This work will shut the ramps to and from the I-495 Specific lanes.
Only a reminder, all work on these initiatives is climate dependent and topic to vary. You’ll want to keep tuned to WTOP and visitors on the 8s for contemporary. And, to be a part of the method, you’ll be able to name the Site visitors Heart at any time with info on adjustments at 866-304-WTOP.
Once more, this week, there was in a single day and off-peak hour work for DDOT’s (District Division of Transportation) I-395 Sign Structure Improvement Project, which is scheduled by Friday, climate allowing.
Throughout the overnights, and persevering with into Saturday morning, motorists can anticipate double lane closures on New York Avenue between West Virginia Avenue NE and Bladensburg Highway.
The work for the South Capitol Avenue Hall Challenge will proceed this weekend too, climate allowing. Right here, DDOT quickly closes the westbound lanes of Suitland Parkway between Firth Sterling Avenue SE and South Capitol Avenue SE/SW between 8 p.m. to five a.m. the subsequent morning.
Three lanes of I-295 northbound have now shifted onto the brand new Firth Sterling Avenue overpass, as of this week. Crews right here have been closing lanes of northbound I-295 between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. for this visitors shift to permit for building of roadway and bridge buildings. There are detours posted.
A map of the westbound Suitland Parkway closures. (Courtesy of DDOT)Each Firth Sterling Avenue SE between South Capitol Avenue SE and St. Elizabeth’s Avenue SE, and Howard Highway SE between the WMATA storage entry and Firth Sterling Avenue SE shall be closed nightly as nicely, from 8 p.m. to five a.m. into Saturday.
The summer season shutdown for the Inexperienced and Yellow Strains Platform Improvement Project is in full swing and persevering with this weekend with the West Hyattsville, Prince George’s Plaza, School Park-U of Md and the Greenbelt station closed.
There’s free shuttle service being supplied and you may take a look at the shuttle schedules and various journey choices, parking and bus relocations at Metro’s website.
The Potomac Yards Station building continues this weekend too, which has single monitoring on the Blue and Yellow Line between Braddock Highway and Nationwide Airport.
This weekend Metro operates on a standard service, which is Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Trains will serve 87 of 91 stations with regular service on the Crimson and Orange traces and scheduled changes on the Blue, Silver, Inexperienced and Yellow traces.
Weekend service abstract
Crimson Line, Orange and Silver Strains: Regular weekend providers, with trains between 12 and 18 minutes.
Blue Line: Trains each 24 minutes. Single monitoring between Nationwide Airport and Braddock Highway.
Silver Line: As a consequence of single monitoring on the Blue Line, trains each 24 minutes.
Yellow Line: Because of the summer season Platform Enchancment Challenge:
• Trains function between Huntington and Mt. Vernon Sq. solely
• Vacationers to stations north of Mt. Vernon Sq. ought to switch to the Inexperienced Line
• Single monitoring between Nationwide Airport and Braddock Highway, with trains each 24 minutes.
Inexperienced Line: Trains each 15-20 minutes.
Because of the summer season Platform Enchancment Challenge:
• Trains function between Department Ave and Ft Totten solely
• West Hyattsville, Prince George’s Plaza, School Park-U of Md, and Greenbelt stations are closed
Free shuttle buses substitute trains as follows:
• Restricted cease service between Greenbelt, School Park-U of Md and Fort Totten
• Restricted cease service between Prince George’s Plaza, West Hyattsville and Fort Totten
• Native service between Greenbelt, School Park-U of Md, Prince George’s Plaza and West Hyattsville
On your security and the protection of others, prospects are required to put on cloth face coverings or masks whereas touring on Metro.