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2 Years of Roadwork Planned for Campbell Boulevard

Ongoing White Marsh roadwork is part of the I-95 Express Toll Lanes project.

For the next two years, Campbell Boulevard is expected to host periodic single-lane closures and construction, the Maryland Department of Transportation announced.

The planned roadwork is part of the . Its ultimate goal is to attach toll lanes between White Marsh Boulevard (MD 43) and Interstate 95. When complete, drivers may travel on existing lanes of I-95 at no additional cost, or may use express lanes by paying a toll.

The project involves the reconstruction and widening of the existing I-95 bridge over Campbell Boulevard. It requires Campbell Boulevard to be widened to five lanes, with two lanes in each direction and a new center left-turn lane into the Nottingham Square (Target) shopping center. A new pedestrian sidewalk is also planned along eastbound Campbell Boulevard, according to an MDTA release.

Between June 2012 and spring/summer 2014, periodic single-lane closures are planned on eastbound and westbound Campbell Boulevard, between Honeygo Boulevard and Franklin Square Drive. The I-95 entrance closest to the overpass into Nottingham Square will be closed to left-turning vehicles during lane closures. The work zone on westbound Campbell Boulevard will also include a temporary pedestrian walkway.

Construction will generally only occur during non-peak hours: between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. and noon Fridays, and overnight. No lane or entrance closures are planned between Nov. 1 and Jan. 31, officials announced.

Between fall 2013 and spring 2014, westbound Campbell Boulevard is expected to be reduced to one lane. The first entrance to Nottingham Square is also expected to be closed for about 60 days continuously during that period. 

The White Marsh portion of the toll lanes project comes at a $142.6 million cost and is expected to create 400 new jobs, officials stated.

The total project, which stretches from north of White Marsh along I-95 to south of the Interstate 895/Moravia Road interchange, comes at a $1.03 billion cost and is expected to be finished by 2014.

How will the roadwork impact you? Are you looking forward to the planned toll lanes? Tell us in the comments.

GHCinNottingham June 02, 2012 at 02:05 PM
I've been in highway design and construction for 45 years. A project like this does NOT create 400 NEW jobs. Most of the labor is being relocated from projects that are wrapping up. This 'new job statistic' is a misleading falsehood perpetually used for political purposes. New jobs will be 5 to 10% of the 400.
tom fijalkovic June 02, 2012 at 02:19 PM
I am not happy with the non-merging lanes onto 43 off of I-95 North/South....looks like we'll have to come to a stop and turn right towards Honeygo.....no merging...yikes!! Tom
Dawn Donovan June 03, 2012 at 01:22 AM
Wow, all those finished projects were done by those men and women sitting around...
Ktown June 27, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Agree. Can't think of how an express lane will add 400 NEW / Permanent jobs. Also - are all of these contractors from Maryland????
Jeanne June 27, 2012 at 08:52 PM
I was in the Target shopping center today and when I drove by the "work" being done I had to laugh. A guy was pushing dirt back and forth with a rake, what hard work!!!!!

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