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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore

    Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore
    State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters. The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
  • Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Jessup crash
    Two people were injured in a car crash in Jessup Thursday. One of the victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and the other had minor injuries, according to the Howard County Fire Department. The accident took place near Route 1. A...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....
  • Traffic: Accident on westbound I-70 at Sykesville Road clearing

    Traffic: Accident on westbound I-70 at Sykesville Road clearing
    As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder. In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of...
  • Maryland puts $25 million toward capacity building on Washington metro system

    Maryland puts $25 million toward capacity building on Washington metro system
    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia. Maryland's two neighboring...
  • Garage project touted as stimulus for Annapolis Junction development

    Garage project touted as stimulus for Annapolis Junction development
    Construction is expected to begin this spring on a commuter parking garage for Howard County's first transit oriented development, a project planned to eventually include apartments, stores, offices and a hotel. County Executive Ken Ulman has approved a...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis

    Holocaust debate plays out in Annapolis
    The specter of the Holocaust came to Annapolis on Monday as survivors and their descendants sought what they view as justice in memory of a witness who couldn't be there. Leo Bretholz of Pikesville had been scheduled to testify on behalf of a bill to...
  • Traffic: Accident cleared at beltway and I-795

    Traffic: Accident cleared at beltway and I-795
    As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that an earlier reported accident at the inner loop of the beltway and I-795 has been cleared, and traffic cameras are showing smooth flow through the Liberty Road area toward the...
  • Maryland lawmakers told Holocaust bill could cost transit aid

    Maryland lawmakers told Holocaust bill could cost transit aid
    A bill that would block a U.S. subsidiary of the French national railway from bidding to become a partner in a $2.4 billion project because of its role in the Holocaust would put federal funding of the project at "significant risk," the attorney general's...
  • Traffic: Police activity continues on Liberty Heights Avenue

    Traffic: Police activity continues on Liberty Heights Avenue
    As of 8:55 a.m., Baltimore City police activity was continuing in the 3700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue related to a reported shooting there. Elsewhere around Baltimore, a fairly light rush hour was wrapping up with no major incidents. There was still...