I270 North in Maryland
These are all courtesy of Brian from July 2007 and June 2009.
That's the I370 bridge. Note the traffic congestion on the
opposite side of the road. Very rarely does I270 clog up like that at
the time this
photo was taken (shortly after 7 PM). Expect I270 southbound to
6-10 AM, and I270 northbound to be like that starting about
3 PM, and lasting until about 6 or 7.
Nearing exits 10 and 11. Note the HOV lane is active between 3:30 PM
and 6:30 PM on weekdays. You'll get a hefty fine if you are riding in
alone during those times.
Exit 16 is for Route 27 and Father Hurly Boulevard. If you head up
Route 27 north, that will take you to Damascus.
This is coming up on exit 18, which is for Route 121.
Note the grassy median in this area. You won't see anything like that
on I270 south of Middlebrook Road.
The mileage sign up on the right indicates that there are 3 1/2 miles
until the Route 109 exit, and 13 miles to go until Frederick.
Thirty years ago, this road probably looked a lot like this for more of
its path. But there has been a substantial amount of growth in
that time, and north-bound motorists now see large buildings through
much of Germantown.
While most of I270 has a speed limit of 55 mph, this stretch is
Even in the morning, there are a fair amount of vehicles here.
The blue sign up ahead on the right is for a scenic view.
The next blue sign is for travel information on the radio. You can see
Frederick from here.
This is a wintertime view from February 2010.
Those rumble strips on the side of the road have been on I270 for many
This is where the road divides between US 15 and I70. I70 west will
take you to Hagerstown, while eastbound will get you to Baltimore. Keep
going straight on US15 north and you're headed for the Pennsylvania
119 South in Maryland
I77 West in
West in Illinois
I70 West in
I70 West in
Ohio to Colorado
North in Maryland
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