• Vehicles travelling on the Baltimore Washington Memorial Parkway

    Baltimore-Washington

    Parkway Maryland

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  • Road Resurfacing Project- Update

    Monday August 18 through Saturday August 23-No work will be performed. Sunday August 24 (8:00pm to 5:00am) Expect one lane closure on southbound BW Parkway on the left lane from 495 up to the vicinity of Route 410 Riverdale Road. Expect major delays

  • Road Resurfacing Project on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway

    The National Park Service (NPS) will begin a roadway resurface project on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (B/W Parkway). This will take place between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Please stay tuned to traffic advisories for the latest information

  • Commercial Vehicles and trucks are prohibited on the parkway

    Commercial Vehicles and trucks are prohibited on the parkway. The United States Park Police will issue tickets.

Scenic Entry to the Nation's Capitol

Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C.  NPS is responsible for the 18.8 miles from Route 50 to Route 175.
The parkway is also known as Route 295.
The parkway is a part of four parkways that welcome visitors and integrate a design to convey to citizens the importance of the capital city.
Please obey the speed limit.