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MD 202 from US 50 to Annapolis Road to Get a “Facelift”
(May 12, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is providing a new driving surface as part of a $2.8 million safety and resurfacing project on MD 202 (Landover Road) between US 50 (John Hanson Highway) and MD 450 (Annapolis Road) in Prince George’s County. The work also includes resurfacing of the ramps to and from  MD 202 to US 50. Weather and progress permitting, the 1.6-mile project should be complete by fall.
In addition to resurfacing, which will be performed at the end of the project, SHA is:
•         Replacing damaged brick medians;
•         Constructing new sidewalks and ramps;
•         Repairing or replacing damaged concrete curb and gutter;
•         Cleaning and repairing drainage inlets and pipes;
•         Installing new guardrail; and
•         Replacing all pavement markings once all final resurfacing is complete.
SHA’s contractor, for the project is F.O. Day, Co. of Rockville.  Crews may close a single lane Mondays through Fridays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and two lanes Sundays through Thursdays between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.  Additional work or lane closure times may be needed throughout the lifetime of the project to expedite work and keep the project on schedule.
Crews will use cones, barrels and arrow boards to guides drivers through the work zone.  More than 45,000 vehicles use this section of MD 202 daily so motorists are encouraged to plan extra travel time.
The e-Road Ready 2017 electronic construction brochure is now available by clicking here.  The e-brochure highlights major road construction and maintenance projects in each of MDOT SHA’s seven engineering districts which cover Maryland’s 23 counties.
Stay alert and look for reduced speed limits, narrow driving lanes and highway workers.  Slow down and don’t follow too closely. Work Zone Safety is in Your Hands.  Maryland drivers can also know before they go by calling 511 or visiting for live traffic updates, including construction delays and lane closures.
Initial project activity will include daytime sidewalk ramp, curb and gutter work and overnight ramp resurfacing and ramp pavement marking work. For real-time traffic information, please visit or call 1-855-466-3511 using a hands-free device while driving. It’s the law! Citizens with questions about this MD 202 project can contact Mr. Yassin Ahmed, SHA Project Engineer, at 202-763-3665 or Mr. Vince Rethemeyer, SHA District 3 Area Engineer, at 301-513 7334.

Cheverly Executive Offices:   6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785  (301) 773-8360
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