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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says

    Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says
    The need to replace the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel that winds its way beneath West Baltimore became evident once again this week, as crews descended on a portion of the nearly 150-year-old rail bore to conduct emergency track work. According to Amtrak,...
  • Maryland launches app to help users avoid drunken driving

    Maryland launches app to help users avoid drunken driving
    A new app developed by the state of Maryland to help users avoid drunken driving is now available for free download in online Google and Apple stores. The app, called ENDUI, lets users enter their gender and weight, the types of alcoholic drinks they've...
  • From vibrations to mosquitoes, plans to replace B&P tunnel draw concerns

    From vibrations to mosquitoes, plans to replace B&P tunnel draw concerns
    The options recently shortlisted for replacing the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel — which carries passenger trains along inefficient curves beneath West Baltimore — have attracted a variety of concerns from residents. Some registered fears about...
  • Options for B&P tunnel replacement narrow as Amtrak considers future

    Options for B&P tunnel replacement narrow as Amtrak considers future
    State and federal officials narrowed the options for replacing an old Baltimore tunnel that bottlenecks East Coast passenger rail to two, one of which could displace residents of a poor west-side neighborhood already plagued by vacant homes. The two...
  • Carroll's transit phobia

    Carroll's transit phobia
    Outsiders might be shocked to learn that Carroll County promotes itself as a tourism destination. From wineries to Civil War sights, walking tours and recreational opportunities, the county touts all sorts of things to come see and do. The official...
  • After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers

    After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers
    The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by...
  • Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain

    Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain
    All lanes of the outer loop of Interstate 695 are reopened at 8:30 a.m. near Exit 27 for MD 146/ Dulaney Valley Road after a three-vehicle crash, though some delays remain at 8:45 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. East Joppa...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared on MD 10 South in Anne Arundel

    Traffic: Crash cleared on MD 10 South in Anne Arundel
    All lanes are reopened at 8:30 a.m. after a two-car crash on MD 10 South at MD 648 in Anne Arundel County, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. The westbound lane of MD 214 West at Muddy Creek Road in Anne Arundel County is closed for an...
  • Traffic: Harbor Tunnel southbound lanes reopened

    Traffic: Harbor Tunnel southbound lanes reopened
    The southbound lanes of the Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 895, have reopened at 8 a.m. after they were blocked from a disabled vehicle in the roadway, Maryland Department of Transportation officials said. A crash on the outer loop of Interstate 695 prior...
  • Transportation lockbox is a no brainer

    Transportation lockbox is a no brainer
    In the November 4 general election, Maryland voters will be asked to approve something long sought by transportation advocates — a "lockbox" for the state's transportation fund. Question 1 on all ballots will ask voters to ratify a lockbox...
  • Traffic: SB Amtrak train from Perryville canceled

    Traffic: SB Amtrak train from Perryville canceled
    Southbound Amtrak train 181, scheduled to arrive in Aberdeen at 8:35 a.m., has been canceled by Amtrak due to a service disruption, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. The next southbound Amtrak train will be train 183, which will make an...