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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic
    A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic in Baltimore City Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported. On the beltway inner loop at the Francis Scott Key Bridge, one of two lanes was reported closed shortly before 9 a.m. In...
  • Former Balto. Co. Exec. Smith to head state transportation department

    Former Balto. Co. Exec. Smith to head state transportation department
    Gov. Martin O'Malley will turn to a longtime political ally, former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith, to lead the Maryland Department of Transportation as it begins a new era of stepped-up construction, administration officials confirmed Tuesday....
  • Traffic: Fatal crash on I-95 in Harford Co.

    Traffic: Fatal crash on I-95 in Harford Co.
    A fatal accident that has closed all northbound traffic lanes on Interstate 95 in Harford County was among three incidents that prompted disruptions on local roads at 9:10 a.m., on Monday, according to the state and local officials. Maryland...
  • Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles

    Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles
    Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as the state's transportation secretary and longtime aide Abigail Hopper as director of the Maryland Energy Administration at a State House ceremony Tuesday. Smith, a...
  • Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says

    Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says
    U.S. commerce "would grind to a halt in a matter of days" in the aftermath of a crippling cyberattack that the nation's ports — including Baltimore — are ill-prepared for, according to a new Brookings Institution report. But port officials...
  • Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area

    Friday Traffic: No significant incidents in Baltimore area
    Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed. The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
  • GenderStrategy: Career advancement shouldn't be a catfight

    GenderStrategy: Career advancement shouldn't be a catfight
    After years navigating the office politics of both big business and government, Trent Kittleman had seen her share of women sidelined for promotions in favor of their male counterparts. It niggled at her, because by 2002, while she was working as minority...
  • I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions

    I-95 plaza bidder prompts questions
    The state is poised to approve a 35-year deal with the U.S. unit of a Spanish hospitality company to rebuild and manage two travel plazas on Interstate 95 even as questions emerge about its track record and experience. The Board of Public Works meets...
  • Judge blocks award of travel plazas contract

    Judge blocks award of travel plazas contract
    A circuit judge blocked the award of a contract worth up to a half-billion dollars to a Miami-based company to build and operate two travel plazas on Interstate 95, saying it appeared the state did not follow its own procurement law. The decision...
  • City school system creates new ethics panel

    Four attorneys and a former staple of government agencies have been named to a newly created Baltimore city school Ethics Panel, officials announced at the most recent board meeting. The new members presented are: Letina Green, an attorney who...
  • State, CSX consider four sites in Baltimore for new terminal

    State, CSX consider four sites in Baltimore for new terminal
    The Maryland Department of Transportation is working with CSX Transportation to review four sites in Baltimore that the railroad company could use as a new multi-million-dollar cargo transfer facility needed to accommodate increased freight demands at the...