BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A new traffic pattern will be put in place Wednesday along the Broening Highway Bridge over Colgate Creek, as the Baltimore Department of Transportation starts work on replacing the bridge.
Two-way traffic along the bridge’s southern span will start about 7 a.m., weather permitting. The bridge’s northern span will be closed to traffic for at least 18 months as the bridge is demolished and a new one built.READ MORE: Man Abducted From Home In Laurel, Forced To Withdraw Cash At ATMs, Then Dumped On Highway, Police Say
During this time, left turns into the Port of Baltimore from westbound Broening Highway will be prohibited. This will prevent traffic backups into the port, according to a department press release.READ MORE: Two Injured In Baltimore County Shooting Wednesday
Motorists traveling along westbound Broening Highway should follow posted detour signs for access to the port during this phase of construction or alternate routes if possible.
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