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County:Baltimore Project Number:BA080_51
MD 0137 MOUNT CARMEL ROAD IHB - BRIDGE 03050 OVER I-83
Status
7/25/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SUMMMER 2018

MDOT SHA opened the new MD 137 bridge over I-83 bridge spring 2018 with one lane of traffic open in each direction. The contractor removed the temporary bridge spring 2018 and is continuing to work on the new bridge summer 2018.

In late summer 2018, weather permitting, the new bridge will be re-marked with the final traffic pattern, with one lane of traffic in each direction, plus a new left-turn lane for travelers going from westbound Mt. Carmel Road to southbound I-83.

Traffic Advisory: Please plan ahead for extra travel time on I-83 in the vicinity of Exit 27, MD 137 Mt. Carmel Road / Hereford and look ahead for changes in traffic patterns in the vicinity of the interchange area and drive with caution in the work zone.

Temporary Lane and Ramp Closures: There may be night-time temporary lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound in the vicinity of the interchange for final bridge construction work.

Weather permitting the entire project will be compete late summer 2018.

For current lane closures on MD 137, I-83 and other State highways, www.md511.org to view traffic conditions and MDOT SHA traffic advisories.

Note to Commuters: The MDOT SHA Park and Ride Lot at the I-83/Mt. Carmel Road interchange will remain open during final construction work summer 2018. Please enter and exit the lot with caution and look ahead for other commuters, construction personnel and equipment moving within the lot.
 
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 Underway 2021
Construction Spring 2017 Winter 2018
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 2018
 
Status Updates
 
7/25/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SUMMMER 2018

MDOT SHA opened the new MD 137 bridge over I-83 bridge spring 2018 with one lane of traffic open in each direction. The contractor removed the temporary bridge spring 2018 and is continuing to work on the new bridge summer 2018.

In late summer 2018, weather permitting, the new bridge will be re-marked with the final traffic pattern, with one lane of traffic in each direction, plus a new left-turn lane for travelers going from westbound Mt. Carmel Road to southbound I-83.

Traffic Advisory: Please plan ahead for extra travel time on I-83 in the vicinity of Exit 27, MD 137 Mt. Carmel Road / Hereford and look ahead for changes in traffic patterns in the vicinity of the interchange area and drive with caution in the work zone.

Temporary Lane and Ramp Closures: There may be night-time temporary lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound in the vicinity of the interchange for final bridge construction work.

Weather permitting the entire project will be compete late summer 2018.

For current lane closures on MD 137, I-83 and other State highways, www.md511.org to view traffic conditions and MDOT SHA traffic advisories.

Note to Commuters: The MDOT SHA Park and Ride Lot at the I-83/Mt. Carmel Road interchange will remain open during final construction work summer 2018. Please enter and exit the lot with caution and look ahead for other commuters, construction personnel and equipment moving within the lot.
 
5/8/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - LATE SPRING 2018

In April 2018, MDOT SHA and its contractor, The Six-M Company, have opened the new bridge to traffic with one lane of traffic in each direction.

The contractor will take down the temporary bridge and continue construction work on the new bridge. In early summer 2018, the new bridge will be re-marked with the final traffic pattern, with one lane of traffic in each direction, plus a new left-turn lane for travelers going from westbound Mt. Carmel Road to southbound I-83.

Traffic Advisory: Please plan ahead for extra travel time on I-83 in the vicinity of Exit 27, MD 137 Mt. Carmel Road / Hereford and look ahead for changed traffic patterns in the vicinity of the interchange area and drive with caution in the work zone.

Temporary Lane and Ramp Closures: There may be night-time temporary lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound in the vicinity of the interchange for new bridge construction work during the months of May and June. Go to www.md511.org to view traffic conditions and MDOT SHA traffic advisories.

Note to Commuters: The MDOT SHA Park and Ride Lot at the I-83/Mt. Carmel Road interchange will remain open during construction spring and summer 2018. Please enter and exit the lot with caution and look ahead for commuters, construction personnel and equipment moving within the lot.

Weather permitting, the entire I-83/MD 137 bridge replacement project will be complete summer 2018.
 
4/11/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - SPRING 2018

MDOT SHA and its contractor, The Six-M Company, opened the temporary bridge carrying MD 137 traffic over I-83 fall 2017 and demolished the old bridge by late fall 2017. Construction work will continue spring and summer 2018.

On or about April 18, the new bridge will be open to traffic with one lane of traffic in each direction. Once the new bridge is open, the temporary bridge will be taken down and construction work on the new bridge and interchange area will continue through summer 2018.

In early summer 2018, the new bridge will be re-marked with the final traffic pattern, with one lane of traffic in each direction, plus a new left-turn lane for travelers going from westbound Mt. Carmel Road to southbound I-83.

Traffic Advisory: Please plan ahead for extra travel time on I-83 in the vicinity of Exit 27, MD 137 Mt. Carmel Road / Hereford and look ahead for changed traffic patterns in the vicinity of the interchange area and drive with caution in the work zone.

Temporary Lane and Ramp Closures: There may be night-time temporary lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound in the vicinity of the interchange for new bridge construction work during the months of April and May.

Go to www.md511.org to view traffic conditions and MDOT SHA traffic advisories.

Note to Commuters: The MDOT SHA Park and Ride Lot at the I-83/Mt. Carmel Road interchange will remain open during construction this spring and summer. Please enter and exit the lot with caution and look ahead for commuters, construction personnel and equipment moving within the lot.

Weather permitting, the entire project will be complete summer 2018.
 
1/8/2018CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - WINTER 2018

MDOT SHA and its contractor opened the temporary bridge carrying MD 137 traffic over I-83 fall 2017 and demolished the old bridge by late fall 2017.

Crews will work on construction of the new bridge as weather permits winter 2018. The temporary bridge will be in effect until the new bridge construction is complete and open to traffic in fall 2018.

Please look ahead for changed traffic patterns in the vicinity of the interchange area and drive with caution in the work zone.

The MDOT SHA Park and Ride Lot at the I-83/Mt. Carmel Road interchange will remain open during construction. Please enter and exit the lot with caution and look ahead for commuters, construction personnel and equipment moving within the lot.
 
1/10/2017MDOT SHA advertised the MD 137 bridge over I-83 bridge replacement project for bids on January 10, 2017
 
1/1/2013Engineering underway. Construction to begin during budget fiscal year.
 


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