Public Impacts Report
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.
Metro Lexington Market South Emergency Street Grate Repairs
DESCRIPTION: Emergency repairs to street grates above Metro station.
IMPACT: Work in the road will impact vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
Metro State Center Station Elevator Structural Repairs
DESCRIPTION: Removal and replacement of elevator shaft and cab.
IMPACT: Elevators remain shut down while being serviced by Schindler.
Metro MOW Miscellaneous Repairs at Various Locations
DESCRIPTION: Work includes tamping, plinth repairs, replace timber ties at Old Court and Milford Mill, and short-term repairs at State Center DXO
IMPACT: Work scheduled to start 9/14/18, restricted to weekend single tracking at various locations for 8-12 weekends, not necessarily consecutive
Patapsco Ave Station Park & Ride Pavement Repairs
DESCRIPTION: Pavement repairs and rehabilitation to existing station parking lot.
IMPACT: Lot will remain open during repairs while allowing bus, ridership, and pedestrian traffic to flow
with minimal impact.
LRT North End Shutdown – Hunt Valley
DESCRIPTION: Pre-cast grade crossing replacements at three locations, Industry Lane, Beaver Dam @ Gilroy, and Beaver Dam @ Warren. Additionally, restraining rail & ties are to be replaced in three curves, N/W 5, N/E 11, & N/E 17.
IMPACT: LRT to be closed north of Timonium Station on 9/14/18. North County commuters should plan to use the Timonium Station. Service to Hunt Valley will be available on the #93 bus line, which will be enhanced to accommodate the increase of traffic.
Kirk Bus Modernization Phase 2 Ultimate
DESCRIPTION: Phase 2 includes demolishing the existing kirk bus division and constructing a new bus storage facility on the site.
IMPACT: Residents on the neighboring streets (Bartlett, Homewood, and Bonaparte) will experience construction activities as did during Phase 1. Pile Driving Activities will continue thru November 2018. Traffic MOT plan closing the parking lane along the jobsite on Kirk Ave and Bonaparte are in place thru the summer of 2020.
MARC BWI Station Renovation & Expansion
DESCRIPTION: This Contract is for renovation and addition to the existing BWI MARC Station.
IMPACT: MARC customers will have little disruption. New pedestrian traffic patterns are in place, and the temporary ticketing trailer is in service. Construction area is fenced for safety.