I-70 Eastern Terminus
Park and Ride Lot
February 24, 2002 Photos by Timothy Reichard
ends at Exit 94 west of Baltimore. The interstate was originally planned to continue
into Baltimore, but the extension toward the city was killed. The mainline interstate
east of the last exit ramp was converted into a park and ride lot.
the last exit heading east, the mainline is narrowed to one lane, and the parking
lot begins left of the barrier.
easternmost exit (for Security Boulevard) is shown here. Traffic that does not
exit can enter or loop around the parking lot.
in the first photo, and just off the right edge of the second photo, the exit
ramp speed limit sign is accompanied with a sign indicating the end of the state
maintenence. Another authority must maintain the lot.
ahead, the end of the mainline is visible where the Security Boulevard onramp
facing west, the lot is divided into a truck area and a car area.
lot would normally be the highway median, but now ends at a single lane that connects
the eastbound lane to the right with a westbound lane to the left. The lane also
allows access to the park and ride lot.
to the left, the only I-70 shield in the area is posted here with an I-695 trailblazer.
is the car parking lot and the beginning of the westbound lane. The first exit
to Security Boulevard exits right away.
ahead, Cooks Lane can be accessed from the next exit, just past the lot. The one
lane widens to two at the location of the lone car.
miles to the west, the expressway widens to four westbound lanes to accommodate
the two-expressway interchange with I-695, the Baltimore Beltway.
In July, 2004, a new mileage sign was placed in the median along I-70 west just outside the Baltimore Beltway showing approximate mileages to three major cities along I-70's route and the town near its western end.