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County:Baltimore Project Number:BA013_51
CO 2500 CROSBY ROAD IHB - BRIDGE 0312500 OVER I-695
Status
3/25/2019CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SPRING 2019

Construction work on the new bridge will continue through 2019. Phase One of the bridge project is complete and both travel lanes of Crosby Road were shifted onto the new bridge in February 2019. The old bridge has been demolished.

In spring 2019, contractor crews will continue construction of the rest of the new bridge. Please plan ahead for extra travel time in the bridge work zone; there may be temporary lane closures on Crosby Road and on I-695 underneath the bridge for construction work.

Please drive with caution and look ahead for construction crews and equipment moving through the work zone.

Weather permitting, the entire bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2019.
 
Phase Time Frame As Defined in the Consolidated Transportation Program (Funded Year Displayed in CTP)
What's Involved? Estimate Begin Estimate Complete
Planning
Engineering Complete
Right-of-Way Complete
Construction Summer 2017 Summer 2019
Completed Milestones
Planning Phase Begin Project Planning
  Alternates Public Workshop
  Location/Design Public Hearing
  Location/Design Approval
Engineering Phase Begin Preliminary Engineering
  Geometric Design Approval
  Final Engineering Complete
  Advertised for Bid    
Construction Phase For General Lane Closure Information click HERE
  Begin Construction (Notice To Proceed)
  Open to Traffic: Summer 2019
 
Status Updates
 
3/25/2019CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SPRING 2019

Construction work on the new bridge will continue through 2019. Phase One of the bridge project is complete and both travel lanes of Crosby Road were shifted onto the new bridge in February 2019. The old bridge has been demolished.

In spring 2019, contractor crews will continue construction of the rest of the new bridge. Please plan ahead for extra travel time in the bridge work zone; there may be temporary lane closures on Crosby Road and on I-695 underneath the bridge for construction work.

Please drive with caution and look ahead for construction crews and equipment moving through the work zone.

Weather permitting, the entire bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2019.
 
2/13/2019***UPDATED*** CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ALERT - WEEKEND BRIDGE CLOSURE/DETOUR OF CROSBY ROAD BRIDGE OVER I-695 CURRENTLY SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 16-18, 2019

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is moving forward to the next phase of work on its major construction project to replace the Crosby Road bridge over I-695 (Baltimore Beltway). Crews are working on the bridge this winter as weather allows.

Weather permitting, on or after 9 a.m. Saturday, February 16 the Crosby Road bridge over I-695 will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Monday, February 18 for weekend construction work on the new bridge. During this weekend, crews will shift the travel lanes over to the newly constructed part of the new bridge. Detours will be in effect for all travelers.

WEEKEND BRIDGE DETOUR ROUTES:
• Westbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to southbound Craigmont Road to southbound Ingleside Avenue to westbound US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) to N. Rolling Road north to northbound Chesworth Road and back to Crosby Road.

• Eastbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to southbound Chesworth Road to N. Rolling Road to eastbound US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) to northbound Ingleside Avenue to northbound Craigmont Road and back to Crosby Road.

While the bridge is closed for the weekend, the contractor will change the traffic pattern in the work zone and shift the travel lanes from the old bridge onto the first half of the new bridge.

WINTER WEATHER NOTE:
This weekend bridge closure schedule depends on weather conditions - the schedule may change if a winter storm occurs. Look for portable digital message boards in the work zone - new messages will be posted in advance of the weekend bridge closure.
 
1/28/2019CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ALERT - WEEKEND BRIDGE CLOSURE/DETOUR SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 9, 2019

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is moving forward to the next phase of work on its major construction project to replace the Crosby Road bridge over I-695 (Baltimore Beltway). Crews are working on the bridge this winter as weather allows.

Weather permitting, on or after 9 a.m. Saturday, February the Crosby Road bridge will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Monday, February 11 for weekend construction work on the new bridge.

BRIDGE DETOUR ROUTES:
• Westbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to southbound Craigmont Road to southbound Ingleside Avenue to westbound US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) to N. Rolling Road north to northbound Chesworth Road and back to Crosby Road.

• Eastbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to southbound Chesworth Road to N. Rolling Road to eastbound US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) to northbound Ingleside Avenue to northbound Craigmont Road and back to Crosby Road.

While the bridge is closed for the weekend, the contractor will change the traffic pattern in the work zone and shift the travel lanes from the old bridge onto the first half of the new bridge.

This weekend bridge closure is weather dependent and the schedule may change; digital message boards in the work zone will be posted in advance of the weekend bridge closure.
 
1/17/2019CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - JANUARY 2019

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is moving forward to the next phase of work on its major construction project to replace the Crosby Road bridge over I-695 (Baltimore Beltway).

Crews are working on the bridge this winter as weather allows. Weather permitting, on one weekend in February to be announced, the Crosby Road bridge will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Monday for weekend construction work on the new bridge.

While the bridge is closed for a weekend, the contractor will change the traffic pattern in the work zone and shift the travel lanes from the old bridge onto the first half of the new bridge.
The exact date for the weekend bridge closure will be announced in late January.

Construction work began fall 2017 and will continue through this year. Weather permitting, the entire bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2019.
 
11/25/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - LATE FALL 2018 / WINTER 2019

MDOT SHA's contractor is continuing construction work to replace the two-lane Crosby Road Bridge over I-695 in Catonsville.

The bridge replacement project began summer 2017 and construction is being done in two phases. All traffic was shifted to one side of the old bridge and the other side of the old bridge was demolished as of fall 2017.

Construction work will continue during late fall 2018 and winter 2019 as weather permits. The bridge crossing will remain open during peak travel hours.

There may be traffic lane shifts and flagging operations on Crosby Road in the vicinity of the bridge as needed during off-peak hours. There may be temporary lane closures on I-695 underneath Crosby Road during overnight hours (9 p.m. - 5 a.m. the next day Sunday - Thursday nights).

Once the new bridge is ready for traffic, Phase Two will begin and traffic will be shifted onto the new bridge and the remaining side of the old bridge will be demolished.

Weather permitting, the new Crosby Road bridge over I-695 will be complete summer 2019.
 
8/1/2018CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ALERT - LATE SUMMER 2018

MDOT SHA's contractor is replacing the two-lane Crosby Road Bridge over I-695 in Catonsville. The bridge replacement project, which is located along I-695 between the US 40 and I-70 interchanges, began summer 2017 and will be done in two stages, with one-half of the new bridge constructed at a time.

August 2018 Traffic Advisory:

In mid-August, on or after 9 p.m. Friday August 10, 2018 there will be temporary single and double lane closures and temporary traffic stoppages on the I-695 inner and outer loops underneath the Crosby Road bridge to allow construction crews to set steel girders for the new bridge across all lanes of I-695.

This schedule is weather permitting and subject to change. Portable digital message signs will alert travelers in advance of the work.

Crews will work overnight and early morning hours from Friday night, August 10 until Thursday morning, August 15.

Friday night, August 10: Single left lane closure 9 p.m., then a double left lane closure at 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

Saturday night, August 11: Single left lane closure 9 p.m., then a double left lane closure at 11 p.m. until 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

Sunday night, August 12 - Wednesday night, August 15: Single left lane closure 8 p.m., then a double left lane closure at 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the next day.

There will be periodic traffic "drags" to slow traffic on I-695 and then total traffic stoppages by Maryland State Police. This will allow crews to move the steel girders over all lanes of I-695 and then set the girders in place for the new bridge. The total stoppages last approximately 15 minutes at a time.

 
5/9/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SPRING/SUMMER 2018

MDOT SHA is replacing the two-lane Crosby Road Bridge over I-695 in Catonsville. The bridge replacement project, which is located along I-695 between the US 40 and I-70 interchanges, began summer 2017 and will be done in two stages, with one-half of the new bridge constructed at a time.

Traffic Advisory: The Crosby Road bridge over I-695 will remain open during peak travel hours, with temporary lane closures and detours on the bridge allowed at other times.

Crosby Road: There may be traffic lane shifts and flagging operations on Crosby Road in the vicinity of the bridge as needed during off-peak hours.

There may be occasional single-day or overnight temporary bridge closures and detours on Crosby Road and those closures and detours will be posted in advance on digital message boards in the work zone.

I-695: There may also be temporary single or double lane closures on I-695 underneath the Crosby Road bridge during overnight hours (9 p.m. - 5 a.m. the next day Sunday - Thursday nights)

For daily traffic conditions on I-695, go to www.md511.org for current lane closures or detours.

Schedule:
Once the first half of the new bridge is ready for traffic in 2018, Phase Two will begin and traffic will be shifted onto the new bridge, the remaining side of the old bridge will be demolished and the second half of the new bridge will be constructed

Weather and other construction factors permitting, the entire bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2019.

 
4/26/2018CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ALERT - TEMPORARY DAYTIME BRIDGE CLOSURE MAY 1, 2018

On Tuesday, May 1 the Crosby Road bridge over I-695 will be closed to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for construction work on the new bridge. The contractor will be pouring concrete for a support pier on the new bridge. Concrete work is temperature-sensitive and will be done during daylight hours.

Please plan for extra travel time in the vicinity of the bridge work zone and on the detour routes:

Westbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to Craigmont Road south to Ingleside Ave. south to US 40 Baltimore National Pike west to N. Rolling Road north to Chesworth Rd. north back to Crosby Road

Eastbound Crosby Road: Crosby Road to Chesworth Road south to N. Rolling Road to US 40 (Baltimore National Pike) east to Ingleside Ave. north to Craigmont Road north back to Crosby Road.

In case of inclement weather, the work and bridge closure will take place on the next possible day. Digital message signs on each side of the bridge will alert drivers with a message.

This spring and summer, there may be traffic lane shifts and flagging operations on Crosby Road in the vicinity of the bridge as needed during off-peak hours.

There may be temporary lane closures on I-695 underneath Crosby Road during overnight hours (9 p.m. - 5 a.m. the next day Sunday - Thursday nights).

Weather permitting, the entire bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2019.
 
1/19/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - WINTER 2018

MDOT SHA is replacing the two-lane Crosby Road Bridge over I-695 in Catonsville. The bridge replacement project began summer 2017 and construction is being done in two phases.

Phase One is underway – all traffic was shifted to one side of the old bridge and the other side of the old bridge was demolished as of fall 2017. The crossing will remain open during peak travel hours.

Construction work will continue during winter 2018 as weather permits. There may be traffic lane shifts and flagging operations on Crosby Road in the vicinity of the bridge as needed during off-peak hours. There may be temporary lane closures on I-695 underneath Crosby Road during overnight hours (9 p.m. - 5 a.m. the next day Sunday - Thursday nights).

Once the new bridge is ready for traffic, Phase Two will begin and traffic will be shifted onto the new bridge and the remaining side of the old bridge will be demolished.

Weather permitting, the new bridge will be complete fall 2018.
 
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