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: Shutdown of elevator for 120 days, began February 8, 2018.
LTR Culvert Replacement at 204 S
DESCRIPTION: Replacement of culvert under tracks.
IMPACT: Currently there is no anticipated public impact under this project. Construction is in progress.
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 Erosion – North Linthicum
DESCRIPTION: Erosion repairs to be completed between N. Linthicum station and Linthicum station.
IMPACT: LRT closed from Nursery Rd to both Cromwell and BWI. Bus bridge currently in place.
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. 6/25/18 – Pile Driving Activities will start mid-July. Traffic MOT plan closing the parking lane along the jobsite on Kirk Ave to start Mid July.
Morgan State University New Bus Stop
DESCRIPTION: Construction of bump out for new bus stop and layover – some minor sidewalk construction.
IMPACT: Permanently removes some on street parking and minor pedestrian impacts during sidewalk work.
Dutton Ave. Bus Loop Pavement Repairs
DESCRIPTION: Pavement replacement and minor sidewalk repairs.
IMPACT: This space is used by the community for parking, but the lot will be closed during reconstruction. This impact should be for about a 3 to 4 week duration.
MARC BWI Station Renovation & Expansion
DESCRIPTION: This Contract is for renovation and addition to the existing BWI MARC Station.
IMPACT: MARC customers will have very little disruption. New pedestrian traffic patterns will start in August. The temporary ticketing trailer will be in service mid to late August. Construction area is fenced for safety. An additional bathroom facility will be located onsite for use while the demolition and construction is in process. The ramp and platform has been redesigned for safer access to and from the platform as well as the ticketing trailer. The ramp is also redesigned to allow access to the temporary toilet facility. The ticket trailer will be enhanced with an additional door to improve access to and from the trailer. A temporary generator was added to ensure ticketing and services even if a power outage occurs.