An inspection on a section of U.S. 15 in Frederick County, Maryland, following a fatal tanker crash may have an impact on drivers using the road. Here’s what you need to know.
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration said it will inspect the drainage structures in the center median between Rosemont Avenue and 7th Street on Thursday.
This comes after the driver of a tanker truck died after crashing into a tree last Saturday. The truck’s explosion caused damage to nearby homes and vehicles.
Drivers may see single left-lane closure starting at 10 a.m. on Southbound U.S. 15 just past 7th Street. Inspection is expected to be done by 2 p.m.
In addition, the right lane on northbound U.S. 15 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for crews to continue the cleanup associated with the crash Saturday.
“The State Highway Administration understands the single-lane closure will create delays and appreciates the public’s patience,” a transportation department news release said.
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