Interstate 795 North

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Interstate 795 North
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The first Interstate 795 northbound reassurance shield posted at the Metro under crossing near Mt. Wilson Lane. The mainline shield was one of only three to retain the state name as of October 2004. All were replaced by 2010. Photo taken 06/17/00. Second photo taken 08/27/05.
Shrubbery lines the median of the six-lane freeway of Interstate 795 initially. Eventually the Metro transit replaces the landscaped median as I-795 advances northwest to Owings Mills. Pictured here is a interchange sequence sign listing the distance to Exits 4, 7 and 9. Photo taken 08/27/05.
The construction of Interstate 795 (Northwest Expressway) included the creation of pervasive interchange with the Owings Mills transit station and end of the Metro subway line into downtown Baltimore. Use Exit 4 to access the last station of the transit line. Photo taken 10/10/04.
One-mile guide sign for Owings Mills Boulevard on Interstate 795 northbound. Owings Mills Boulevard links the freeway with the Metro subway station, Owings Mills Town Center, Maryland 140 (Reistertown Road), and Lyons Mill Road. Portions of the surface boulevard were built explicitly for its junction with Interstate 795. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Auxiliary guide sign for Exit 4 touting the Owings Mills Town Center mall and Randallstown. The community of Randallstown lies to the southwest via Painters Mill Road and McDonogh Roads. Direct ramps from Interstate 795 to Owings Mills Town Center carry traffic to the shopping complex at the corner of Owings Mills and Red Run Boulevards. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Interstate 795 reduces from a six-lane to a four-lane freeway at the directional cloverleaf interchange with Owings Mills Boulevard. A directional ramp departs ahead for the boulevard east and west and Owings Mills Town Center (Mill Run Circle). Photo taken 10/10/04.
Exit 4 expands into a two-lane off-ramp as it departs Interstate 795 northbound. A Metro transit train travels northward into the Owings Mills station within the median of the freeway in this scene. Photo taken 08/27/05.
The Metro platform resides between the roadways of Interstate 795 at Owings Mills. The parking area and station itself reside along Painters Mill Road southeast of Owings Mills Town Center and Owings Mills Boulevard. The Metro line travels southeast into downtown Baltimore to John Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Northbound neutered shield for Interstate 795 posted ahead of the Pleasant Hill Road overpass. The Northwest Expressway remains at four-lanes to its northern terminus north of Reistertown. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Mileage sign for Maryland 140 (Westminster Pike / Main Street) and Maryland 30 (Hanover Road) on Interstate 795 north. Maryland 30 begins at Reistertown and travels northward 9.5 miles to Hampstead and 14 miles to Manchester. Photo taken 08/27/05.
The first of two interchanges to serve the suburb of Reistertown is that of the Exit 7 parclo interchange with Franklin Boulevard. Interstate 795 meets Franklin Boulevard at its intersection with Nicodemus Road in one mile. Photo taken 08/27/05.
Exit 7A onto Franklin Boulevard eastbound serves Reistertown. Franklin Boulevard intersects Maryland 140 (Reistertown Road) one half mile to the east of Interstate 795 in the heart of town. Photo taken 08/27/05.
One-half mile guide sign for Exit 7A (Franklin Boulevard East). Franklin Boulevard becomes Cherry Hill Road east of Maryland 140. Nicodemus Road was displaced by Interstate 795 and stems southeast from W. Cherry Hill Road to Reistertown Road. Cherry Hill Road parallels Franklin Boulevard to the south and was also displaced by Interstate 795. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Interstate 795 northbound at the Franklin Boulevard eastbound off-ramp to Reistertown. Photo taken 08/27/05.
Exit 7B loops below Interstate 795 onto Franklin Boulevard westbound. Franklin Boulevard splits between Church Road and Red Run Boulevard 0.6 miles to the west to serve growing suburban areas west of Reistertown. Photo taken 08/27/05.
Continuing northbound on Interstate 795 from Franklin Boulevard (Exit 7A/B) to the Berrymans Lane over crossing. Photo taken 08/27/05.
Exits 9A/B sign bridge for the upcoming split of the Interstate 795 freeway into ramps for Maryland 140 west, and Maryland 140 east & 30 north. It is unclear why the westbound ramp carries Exit 9B while the eastbound branch also carries Exit 9B in addition to Exit 9A. Photo taken 10/10/04.
Mileage sign and Interstate 795 end advisory sign combo posted ahead of the Stocksdale Avenue overpass. Hanover lies 25 miles to the north via Maryland 30 (Hanover Road). Westminster is the westbound control city of Maryland 140 (former U.S. 140). Photo taken 08/27/05.
Auxiliary sign for the Maryland communities of Hampstead and Manchester for Maryland 30 (Hanover Road) northbound. The left sign directs drivers bound for Reisterstown Regional Park and Mitchell Road via Exit 9A. Photo taken 08/27/05.
End advisory sign for Interstate 795 with the mentioning of the upcoming crossroads on both Maryland 140 and Maryland 30 beyond the freeway off-ramps of Exits 9A/B. Photo taken 08/27/05.
Crossing over Cockeys Mill Road ahead of the partition of Interstate 795 into ramps for Maryland 140 East (Main Street) & Maryland 30 north (Hanover Road) and Maryland 140 west (Westminster Pike). Photo taken 10/10/04.
Interstate 795 partitions into Exits 9A/B near Reistertown. The Exit 9B off-ramp defaults onto Maryland 140 westbound ahead of its intersection with Mitchell Drive. Mitchell Drive spurs alongside Maryland 140 eastbound into Reisterstown Regional Park. Maryland 140 (Westminster Pike) otherwise continues northwest to Finksburg, Westminster, and Taneytown. At Westminster, Maryland 97 begins and travels northward via the old U.S. 140 to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photo taken 10/10/04.
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Meanwhile Exit 9A ascends to pass over the Exit 9B ramp onto Maryland 140 west for the intersection of Maryland 140 (Westminster Pike) and Maryland 128 (Butler Road). By continuing straight through the upcoming intersection, one travels Butler Road one half mile to Maryland 30 (Hanover Road) and onward to Glyndon. Maryland 30 itself ends at Maryland 140 (Main Street) to the east. Photo taken 08/27/05. Second photo taken 10/10/04.
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Exit 9A ends at the intersection of Maryland 140 (Westminster Pike) and Maryland 128 (Butler Road). All shields posted at the signal are one-piece assemblies. To the right Westminster Pike becomes Main Street at the southern terminus of Maryland 30 (Hanover Road) in 0.4 miles. Photo taken 10/10/04. Second photo taken 08/27/05.



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06/17/00, 10/10/04, 08/27/05 by AARoads

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Page Updated 08-27-2010.