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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Backers of maglev train are betting big on a vision that has failed before

    Backers of maglev train are betting big on a vision that has failed before
    The circle of political power brokers and deep-pocketed investors hatched their plan more than three years ago, seeing promise in a project deemed wildly unrealistic by some and stubbornly unattainable by others. With billions in backing from the...
  • Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire

    Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic is flowing clearly on Moravia Road after delays caused by firefighters working at the scene of a small attic fire in the 4500 block of St. Thomas Avenue Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. All lanes have...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork underway in Anne Arundel Co.

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork underway in Anne Arundel Co.
    Emergency roadwork has resulted in the closure of an eastbound shoulder Thursday morning on MD-436 at Weems Creek Drive in Anne Arundel County, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. As of 8:10 a.m., all lanes have reopened following a...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • State awarded $10M for Route 175 expansion near Fort Meade

    State awarded $10M for Route 175 expansion near Fort Meade
    The Maryland Department of Transportation has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to widen a stretch of Route 175 in Anne Arundel County that is contributing to congestion around an expanding Fort Meade. The Transportation Investment...
  • Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley

    Traffic: Accident cleared on Beltway at Dulaney Valley
    The accident on the Baltimore Beltway near Dulaney Valley Road involving a tractor trailer that complicated the Wednesday rush hour has completely cleared as of about 9 a.m. Maryland Department of Transportation cameras showed traffic was flowing freely....
  • State announces $2.3 million in grants to improve bike paths

    State announces $2.3 million in grants to improve bike paths
    The state has awarded more than $2 million in grants to improve bike paths across Maryland, including more than $80,000 to better connect West Baltimore with downtown. The new funding for the state's Bikeways Program was announced Friday by the...
  • Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says

    Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says
    The state ethics board is reviewing one of the firms bidding to build and operate the Purple Line after the engineering company was acquired by another MTA contractor. Engineering design firm AECOM, which in 2011 was awarded an 8-year, $60-million...
  • State reports few new transportation projects, after last year's long list

    State reports few new transportation projects, after last year's long list
    The Maryland Department of Transportation announced $280 million in new projects in its annual budget proposal released Tuesday, far less than the billions in capital improvements announced after the increase in the state's gas tax last year. The state's...