Charles County, Maryland

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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:41pm
Last updated: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:42pm

A nighttime cargo delivery is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 29; Tuesday, Aug. 30; and Wednesday, Aug. 31. The convoy will travel on US 301 through Charles County; Drivers should plan ahead to avoid delays. Hauling operation will leave from the Aqualand Marina in Newburg, to the Charles County Fairgrounds. 

Motorists will not be able to pass the convoy. If traffic delays become significant, the convoy will stop at one of nine pause point locations where police will direct traffic beyond the convoy. Transport is scheduled between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Motorists will encounter delays on northbound US 301 during the hauling operation. SHA and law enforcement suggest that travelers avoid the area. If the roadway remains closed after 5 a.m., notice of the extended closures will be posted on the Charles County website www.CharlesCountyMD.gov; notifications will also be sent via the Citizen Notification System (CNS).

Portable variable message signs will be placed in advance along US 301 to advise motorists to expect delays during the heavy haul convoy.

For additional information about State-maintained highways in Charles County, customers may contact the SHA District 5 Office in Annapolis at 410-841-1020 or 1-800-331-5603.