MDOT to make emergency repairs to deck of I-70WB bridge on South Mountain

UPDATE: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will continue to make emergency repairs to the bridge over Catoctin Creek on westbound I-70 ​just before Exit 42 to MD 17 in Myersville, Frederick County next week. Expect delays to again take place during daylight hours.

07 March 2024- The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is making emergency repairs to the bridge over Catoctin Creek on westbound I-70 just before Exit 42 to MD 17​ in Myersville. The right lane and shoulder are closed as crews repair a puncture in the bridge deck (driving surface).  

The emergency repair requires an extended lane closure. The State Highway Administration expects work to continue through the evening commute. Motorists are advised to use an alternative route, such as US 40, if possible.