Wednesday 5/17 and Thursday 5/18 the Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration will temporarily close both directions of US 301 at Chester River near the MD 291/Millington exit. Closure hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. This is to install monitoring equipment on the southbound bridge which currently is carrying bidirectional traffic as part of the northbound bridge replacement project. Detour routes will be posted. Northbound traffic can exit at MD 544 east to MD 313 north to MD 291 west back to US 301 north. Southbound can exit at MD 291 west to MD 290 south to MD 544 east back to US 301 south. Access to Powers Lane and Rings End Road will be maintained via Pfalzgroff Road.
Crews will monitor traffic and may adjust signal timing in Millington as needed to maintain traffic flow.