LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Maryland highway crews will be repaving a section of northbound Interstate 95 in one of the final segments of the Intercounty Connector project.

The paving will require a week’s worth of overnight road closures, starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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Crews will strip the top layer of pavement, known as milling, and lay new asphalt on northbound I-95 between the Intercounty Connector interchange to just north of Sandy Spring Road. The State Highway Administration says the work is necessary to repair deteriorating pavement.

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Starting Wednesday, crews will close three lanes of traffic every night for a week between 11 a.m. and 5 a.m. Single lane closures will begin each night at 8 p.m.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes such as the Baltimore-Washington Parkway or U.S. Route 29.

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