Rt. 40-A Near Marker Rd To Be Closed This Weekend

SHA says it needs to repair a collapsed drainage pipe.

Middletown, Md (KM)  Route 40-A west of Marker Road in Middletown will be closed beginning at 10:00 PM on Friday, October 7th.

The State Highway Administration says it will repair a collapsed drainage pipe which will require the removal of the pavement.

A detour will be established. Motorists traveling west will be diverted left to Marker Road and then right  to Bolivar Road before getting back  on to Route 40-A. Eastbound traffic will turn right on to Bolivar Road, and then left on to Marker Road and back on to Route 40-A.

SHA says crews are expected to complete their work by Sunday evening, October 9th, weather permitting.

The $30,000 contract for the project was awarded to Image Asphalt Maintenance, Inc., Pasadena, Md.

By Kevin McManus