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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-95 near White Marsh Boulevard cleared

    Traffic: Accident on I-95 near White Marsh Boulevard cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting that an accident on southbound I-95 prior to White Marsh Boulevard had been cleared, and all lanes were open. The only Baltimore-area incident remaining was an accident reported...
  • Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton

    Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton
    A nearly $4 million public-private project will relocate some operations of the Canton Railroad Co. away from the neighborhood's east end, significantly reducing train traffic and noise in the increasingly residential and commercial area. Railroad and...
  • State receives $15 million for ongoing BWI Airport runway upgrades

    State receives $15 million for ongoing BWI Airport runway upgrades
    Another $15 million in federal funding has been awarded to the state for ongoing upgrades to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's runways, legislators announced Tuesday. The Airport Improvement Program funding, won by the Maryland Department of...
  • David A. Wagner, port official

    David A. Wagner, port official
    David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later headed the Maryland Port Administration, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Mandeville, La. The longtime Pasadena resident was 71. "Dave was a good...
  • Traffic: Route 32 in Carroll cleared from earlier incident near Gamber

    Traffic: Route 32 in Carroll cleared from earlier incident near Gamber
    As of 10:30, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that an earlier police activity in Carroll County has been cleared, and Route 32 is reopened south of Gamber. The incident had all but blocked Route 32 in the area of Miners Ridge Road....
  • Traffic: Minor incidents carry past rush hour on I-95, I-83

    Traffic: Minor incidents carry past rush hour on I-95, I-83
    As of 9:15 a.m., the Tuesday rush hour was winding down with a pair of incidents. In Baltimore City, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported an accident on northbound Interstate-95 near Pulaski Highway, but it was reportedly off to the right...
  • Route 50 ramp onto I-97 in Arundel reopened after brush fires

    Route 50 ramp onto I-97 in Arundel reopened after brush fires
    A brush fire forced the closure of the ramp from Route 50 onto northbound Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel County on Monday afternoon, as firefighters worked to control the blaze. The roadside fire was under control as of 4:20 p.m., and the ramp reopened...
  • Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan

    Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan
    A three-year state audit of the Maryland Transportation Authority found significant problems with how the organization handles purchases and an inadequate "disaster recovery plan" if its E-ZPass toll collection system fails. The authority, which operates...
  • Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down

    Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down
    At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to...