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: 17-Year-Old & 19-Year-Old Wounded In North Baltimore Shooting
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: Maryland Weather: Cloudy & Cool With Spotty Showers Later
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: Man, 59, Killed In Southwest Baltimore Shooting, Police Say
Work is scheduled to be continue into 2023.