January 5, 2012
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has resumed its regular schedule for roadwork on roads it maintains and is not scheduled to suspend it again this weekend, according to SHA spokesman Charlie Gischlar. "The holidays are over, so everybody's back on schedule," Gischlar said. Over the past two weekends, for the holidays, the SHA suspended roadwork on Friday at 9 a.m. and did not resume work until 9 a.m. the following Tuesday. All roads were open to traffic during that time.
May 16, 2011
Here is the list of road closures for Monday, May 16: • Md. 550 in Thurmont, Md., is still closed in both directions between Eylers Valley Flint Road and Kelbaugh Road due to a mudslide that occurred April 17. The Maryland State Highway Administration says it is still unsure when it will reopen. • The right shoulder lane on I-70 westbound is closed just past Downsville Pike, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration's website. The website is reporting that the closure will last until Thursday, May 19.
September 2, 2004
The McDade Road bridge over U.S. 40 reopened about two weeks ago, Maryland State Highway Administration spokeswoman Kellie Boulware said Wednesday. The bridge had been closed since August 2003. Boulware said the bridge was closed for routine repairs, including improving the bridge deck and piers.
November 3, 2012
The Maryland State Highway Administration's newly launched Facebook page offers customers an opportunity to interact with, and learn more about, SHA. The new Facebook page features: SHA news updates A brief history of SHA Information about SHA services Access to SHA's Customer Care Management System Photo albums and milestone information about many SHA construction projects Emergency updates (weather/incidents)...
September 28, 2011
Road and lane closures for Wednesday, Sept. 28: * All lanes of eastbound Interstate 70 are subject to closure between Exit 24 (Greencastle Pike/Md. 63) and Exit 26 ( I-81) for lane markings, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration's website. Closure is expected to remain in effect until Thursday between 7 p.m. and 4 a.m. each day. * All lanes of both northbound and southbound Interstate 81 will be subject to closure at Exit 1 to Md. 63 near Williamsport for sign lighting, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration's website.
August 5, 2011
Repair work on the Fairview Road (Md. 494) bridge over the Conococheague Creek just north of Broadfording is expected to be completed today, said Victor Cruz, foreman for Concrete General. The work included repairing the pier, repairing the concrete and patching the surface. Cruz said that the finishing touches would be put on today. That includes finishing the panels and sealing up the joints. Work on the bridge began at the end of June, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration's website.