MDOT SHA Will Replace Light Poles On I-70 In Frederick County Next Week

Some lanes will be closed to accommodate the work.

Frederick, Md (KM) The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will be working to improve lighting on Interstate 70 in Frederick County next week.

Officials say crews will install two new light poles on eastbound I-70 between Monument Road and Mount Tabor Drive in the South Mountain area. The work will be done on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 13th and the 14th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM both days.

Motorists are reminded that the right lane and the shoulder of eastbound I-70 in that area will be closed so crews can safely install and activate the light poles. The work is expected to be completed by Wednesday, December 14th. .

MDOT SHA says the contractor will use electronic signs, barrels, cones and arrow boards to alert drivers about the work up ahead. Drivers are urged to slow down  when approaching and driving through work zones.

By Kevin McManus