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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction

    Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction
    City and state officials are re-evaluating their approach to a proposed railroad cargo facility in Southwest Baltimore, acknowledging that their initial response to community concerns fell flat. The public backlash stalled the CSX Corp. project, which is...
  • Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane

    Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane
    As of 9:50 a.m., all lanes have reopened on southbound Interstate 83 near Cold Spring Lane after a fatal crash near the Pepsi sign, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. A driver was ejected amid the crash, which had shut down I-83 earlier...
  • 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...