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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Port takes another step toward monetizing its muck

    Port takes another step toward monetizing its muck
    Officials in Maryland don't know how feasible it is to turn dredged muck from the bottom of Baltimore's shipping channels into a commercially viable construction material — but they are looking to find out. The Maryland Department of Transportation...
  • Traffic: Southbound I-83 cleared of late rush hour accident

    Traffic: Southbound I-83 cleared of late rush hour accident
    The morning rush hour was extended Wednesday due to late incidents on roadways around Baltimore. There was a report of an accident on southbound I-83 in the city near St. Paul Street, but by 11 a.m., Maryland Department of Transportation cameras were...
  • Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition

    Proposed CSX facility becomes political football amid community opposition
    Virulent opposition among West Baltimore residents to a proposed CSX Transportation cargo facility in their neighborhood has raised more questions about the viability of the long-studied project. It also has disrupted key conversations on growth at...
  • Traffic: Accident on beltway at Harford Road

    Traffic: Accident on beltway at Harford Road
    As of 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting an accident in Baltimore County on the outer loop of the beltway at Harford Road. The incident reportedly involves three vehicles, and one travel lane is affected. MDOT cameras show...
  • Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood

    Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood
    For decades, residents in the Midway neighborhood in East Baltimore have dealt with fumes, noise and the less-than-pleasing aesthetics of a major bus depot in their backyards. On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials gathered in the neighborhood in...
  • MdTA names new executive secretary

    MdTA names new executive secretary
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has named Bruce W. Gartner its executive secretary, effective Dec. 11, following seven months of his acting in the role. Gartner, 48, temporarily filled the agency's top position in June for former executive...
  • Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment

    Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment
    Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years. Such investment...
  • Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared

    Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared
    At 9:30 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident involving three vehicles on I-895 south at the Harbor Tunnel has been cleared, but officials are warning commuters to use caution, and expect delays until the backup...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • 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...