Hanover Street Bridge to Close the Next Two Weekends for Repairs

| May 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Transportation has been working to repair the metal draw span on the bridge.

Baltimore City Department of Transportation press release: 

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary closures of the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge are scheduled for the next two weekends in May for maintenance work.

Weather permitting, the Hanover Street Bridge / Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will be closed to through traffic in both directions between Waterview Avenue and Cromwell Street on the following dates and times with detours in effect:

  • 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2020
  • 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Variable message signs will be deployed in the area to alert motorists of the closure.  Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for changing traffic patterns and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

During the closure, citizens should utilize Russell Street/MD-295 as an alternate route:

Southbound Hanover Street detour:

Southbound Hanover Street traffic will be detoured south on I-95, south on MD-295, south on Waterview Avenue via the Annapolis Road exit, then back to Hanover Street.

Northbound Hanover Street detour:

Northbound Hanover Street traffic will be detoured west on Waterview Avenue, north on MD-295, east on Hamburg Street back to Hanover Street.

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