It will involve the replacement of guardrails along a five-mile stretch of the road.
Thurmont, Md (KM) Work to upgrade guardrails along Route 77 (Foxville Road) in the Thurmont area is expected to begin on Wednesday. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration says crews will remove existing guardrail along Foxville Road between Tippin Drive and Stottlemyer Road starting on Wednesday. That’s a length of five miles.
SHA says the work will occur Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, and is expected to take two weeks to complete.
The contractor, Guardrails, Inc., will use cones and barrels to alert motorists, .and there will also be a flagging operation. In addition, a truck mounted attenuator (TMA) will be operating in the work zone to protect crews and motorists, according to SHA.
By Kevin McManus