State Highway Administration Begins Stimulus Resurfacing Projects In Kent County

As part of an area wide contract comprising three resurfacing projects in Kent County, the Maryland Department of Transportations State Highway Administration (SHA) recently began resurfacing two sections of MD 313 (Galena Road). Later this summer, SHA will resurface a section of MD 213 (Augustine Herman Highway). These projects are all funded through $2.3-million provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. All project work is scheduled for weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. During construction, motorists should expect temporary single lane closures, shoulder closures and lane shifts.

Sections to be resurfaced include:
• Nearly two miles of MD 313 between MD 330 (Maryland Line Road) and US 301 (Blue Star Highway). Completion expected in early July.
• Nearly four miles of MD 313 between the Queen Anne’s County Line and MD 330. Completion expected in mid-July.
• Four miles of MD 213 between MD 561 (Lynch Road) and Creamery Street. Work to begin later this summer (dates to be announced).
SHA awarded this contract to David A. Bramble, Inc. Citizens with questions about MD 213, MD 313 or other state-maintained roadways in Kent County may contact SHAs District 2 Office at 1-800-637-9740 or 410-410-778-3061.

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