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Maryland Avenue Ramp to be Closed – Detours Implemented

June 2nd, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The City of Cumberland Engineering Department, on behalf of Columbia Gas of Maryland, would like to notify the public that Maryland Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between Cecelia Street and I-68 between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Monday, June 5, 2023, and Tuesday, June 6, 2023, to allow the contractor to install a gas main across Maryland Avenue.

Signage will be in place to detour vehicles around the road closure. The I-68 eastbound off-ramp (Exit 43D) will be closed and vehicles will be detoured via Willowbrook Road (Exit 44) and Baltimore Ave. Motorists attempting to access the eastbound on-ramp will be detoured to Cecelia Street, Park Street, Front Street, Queen City Drive and South Mechanic Street to access I-68 eastbound.

Traffic is expected to be restored on both days by 5:00 PM. Additional information will be released in the event the closure duration needs to be extended. Thank you for your cooperation during this time. Please use caution in the area and follow all traffic control devices that will be in place. If there are any questions, please contact the City of Cumberland Engineering Department, 301-759-6600.