BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A portion of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway will be closed this weekend so crews can demolish a bridge and a pedestrian bridge, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday.
Beginning Friday at midnight, MD-295 will be closed from Bush Street, near the BRESCO Trash Incinerator, to I-695.READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
That portion of the road will not reopen until 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, unless crews complete the demolition work early.
During the closure, all northbound traffic will be redirected onto I-695 and all southbound traffic will be sent to I-95 South.READ MORE: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
Access ramps to the parkway from I-95, I-695, Annapolis Road, Monroe Street, and Manokin Street will also be closed.
Workers are taking down the Waterview Avenue Bridge and Maisel Street Pedestrian Bridge over the parkway as part of the Triple Bridges Project to replace three overpasses.MORE NEWS: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat
Work is scheduled to be continue into 2023.