I-695 Baltimore Beltway Widening - Sparrows Point
This is near the Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point Plant. Photos taken August 1997.
In this group of photos, a parallel eastbound roadway is being built, including a parallel bridge over Bear Creek, and at-grade construction beside the I-695 Sparrows Point Viaduct. After the new roadway is opened to traffic, the existing viaduct will be removed and a new westbound roadway will be built at grade. Two interchanges are being improved also.
Above, new eastbound roadway under construction, looking west. Existing two-lane Sparrows Point Viaduct is to the right. Viaduct in distance passes over Bear Creek.
Above, new eastbound roadway under construction, looking east, picture taken from same place as previous. New roadway will pass under the off-ramp bridge in the center of the picture.
Above, new eastbound roadway under construction, looking east, picture taken from about 1 1/2 mile east of previous picture.
Baltimore Harbor Crossings - my article with a photo of the Key Bridge and a photo of the completed widening and reconstruction of I-695 on Sparrows Point.
Lead article Baltimore Outer Harbor Crossing (Key Bridge)
All photos taken by Scott Kozel.
Copyright © 1997-2003 by Scott Kozel. All rights reserved. Reproduction, reuse, or distribution without permission is prohibited.
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By Scott M. Kozel, Roads to the Future
(Created 9-9-1997, updated 1-8-2003)