As a matter of safety and improving the transit experience for our customers and all our state’s citizens, the Maryland Transit Administration works continuously to maintain and improve our infrastructure and facilities statewide. Here are some of the projects we’re working on currently and those that are most likely to have an impact on the traveling public.
Repair or Replacement of Rogers Passerelle
DESCRIPTION: A report received in April 2017 has recommended replacement of the Rogers Passerelle superstructure due to chloride contamination.
IMPACT: No access to station via Passerelle during construction. MOT in bus lanes under Passerelle during construction.
Repairs to Metro Aerial, Bridge, and Station Structures II
DESCRIPTION: Continuation of metro repairs.
IMPACT: Work in stations and on the tracks will impact the travelling public.
Concrete Plinth & Floating Slab Emergency Repairs
DESCRIPTION: Emergency repairs to deteriorated concrete plinths and floating slabs.
IMPACT: Most work will be performed during non-revenue hours or during the weekend; any work performed during revenue hours will require single-tracking.
Metro Cross Passage Door Repair/Replacement
DESCRIPTION: Cross Passage doors within metro tunnels will be repaired or replaced. Construction Documents to begin summer 2017.
IMPACT: To be determined. Will coordinate with Metro for minimal impact.
Repairs to State Center Elevator
DESCRIPTION: Temporary shutdown of the elevator from street level to mezzanine in order to replace corroded structural steel framing.
IMPACT: Elevator will be out of service for approximately 120 days.
Mt Royal Grade Crossing
DESCRIPTION: There will be a rail repair/replacement at Mt Royal Grade Crossing.
IMPACT: On or about 7-24 to 8-13 involving a road closure at Dolphin Street & Mt. Royal, bus bridge and interface with Artscape Activities
Patapsco River Bridge Tie Replacement
DESCRIPTION: Replacement of timber ties on the Patapsco River bridge.
IMPACT: Both tracks on bridge to be closed as part of the schedule summer 2017 shutdown.
BWI Business Park Pedestrian Crossing
DESCRIPTION: Repairs to pedestrian grade crossings.
IMPACT: Disruption to use of pedestrian grade crossings.
Maple Road Cabinet Foundation Repair
DESCRIPTION: Installation of stable footing for utility cabinet.
IMPACT: Possible lane closure; no impact on rail service expected.
MD 122 (Security Blvd): Eastside I-695 to Baltimore City Line; SHA Project
DESCRIPTION: Safety and resurfacing project, including ADA and bus stop accessibility improvements, new traffic signals, signage, and pavement marking.
IMPACT: Pedestrian access will be inhibited as a result of the ADA and bus stop accessibility improvements. The contractor is required to maintain pedestrian safety and access at all times and sidewalk work is limited to one side of the roadway at a time.
Quickbus 40 Bus Stop Improvements: Termination of MD 122 (Security Blvd) at Health Care Finance Administration to Downtown Baltimore at Baltimore and Charles Streets.
DESCRIPTION: Existing bus stop improvements, including solar lighted shelters, ADA accessibility improvements, and trash cans.
IMPACT: Pedestrian access will be inhibited as a result of installing the shelters and bus stop accessibility improvements. The contractor is required to maintain pedestrian safety and access at all times and work will be staged so that consecutive eastbound or westbound bus stops will not be impacted at the same time. The work is also being coordinated with the SHA project described above.
White Marsh P&R Lot
DESCRIPTION: Emergency pavement repairs in MTA parking lots.
IMPACT: Temporary fenced off areas of parking spaces in Lots 1 and 2 will continue until repairs are complete. Major construction work to be performed on weekends.
None at this time.