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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia. He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....
  • A better way for Towson to get around

    A better way for Towson to get around
    Downtown Towson is on the cusp of a building boom that will transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic, cosmopolitan communities in Maryland. All the elements are in place for this transformation. Towson has two institutions of...
  • MARC to add weekend service to Washington

    MARC to add weekend service to Washington
    Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months. The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
  • Former Balto. Co. Exec. Smith to head state transportation department

    Former Balto. Co. Exec. Smith to head state transportation department
    Gov. Martin O'Malley will turn to a longtime political ally, former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith, to lead the Maryland Department of Transportation as it begins a new era of stepped-up construction, administration officials confirmed Tuesday....
  • Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper

    Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper
    The outer loop of Interstate 695 at Southeast Boulevard in Essex was reopened shortly at about 9:20 a.m. Monday following the early morning vehicle collision with a Maryland State Police patrol car on the side of the roadway. Meanwhile, the trooper...
  • Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh

    Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh
    As of 9:15 a.m., traffic was easing throughout the region, though volumes were still heavy on the west side of the beltway. The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard...
  • Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel

    Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel
    An accident has left the southbound lanes of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel closed as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation website. The Maryland Transit Administration reported no major delays.
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Fatal crash on I-95 in Harford Co.

    Traffic: Fatal crash on I-95 in Harford Co.
    A fatal accident that has closed all northbound traffic lanes on Interstate 95 in Harford County was among three incidents that prompted disruptions on local roads at 9:10 a.m., on Monday, according to the state and local officials. Maryland...
  • Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles

    Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles
    Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as the state's transportation secretary and longtime aide Abigail Hopper as director of the Maryland Energy Administration at a State House ceremony Tuesday. Smith, a...
  • Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says

    Port of Baltimore is vulnerable to cyber attack, Brookings study says
    U.S. commerce "would grind to a halt in a matter of days" in the aftermath of a crippling cyberattack that the nation's ports — including Baltimore — are ill-prepared for, according to a new Brookings Institution report. But port officials...