Monday, August 25, 2008

More Commuter Spaces On The Way

From the State Highway Dept....

(August 15, 2008) – To meet the demand for commuting options in Howard County, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin a $170,000 project to improve the MD 175/Snowden River Parkway ridesharing lot in Columbia. As part of the resurfacing project, SHA will increase the capacity of the 210-space park-and-ride lot by adding 27 parking spaces. SHA will complete the project by the end of August, weather permitting.

To complete this work - beginning Monday, August 18 - SHA will close the park-and-ride lot nightly between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Vehicles parked in the lot after 8 p.m. will be towed. Information on towed vehicles will be available at the Maryland State Police Waterloo Barrack by calling 410-799-2101. Additional ridesharing lots in Howard County include MD 32/Broken Land Parkway and

MD 100/Long Gate Parkway. Variable message signs are in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work.

SHA awarded the contract to R. F. Kline, Inc. of Frederick. Citizens who have questions about traffic operations along MD 175, or other State numbered routes in Howard County, may call SHA’s District 7 Office at 301-624-8100 or toll free at

1-800-635-5119. For additional ridesharing locations, log onto

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