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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • General Assembly approves gas tax hike

    General Assembly approves gas tax hike
    The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects. The...
  • Traffic: Heavy volume expected in Annapolis for Military Bowl

    Traffic: Heavy volume expected in Annapolis for Military Bowl
    The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that a multi-vehicle accident on southbound I-95 in Harford County prior to Churchville Road this morning has been cleared. Elsewhere, there's roadwork being conducted on I-95 just prior to the...
  • Traffic: JFX accident cleared; fire response impacts Loch Raven Blvd.

    The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the JFX is cleared after accidents affected flow earlier this morning. One accident had closed all three southbound lanes near Northern Parkway, but everything is reportedly clear as of 7:45 a.m....
  • Friday traffic: Several accidents reported, MARC trains experiencing delays

    Friday traffic: Several accidents reported, MARC trains experiencing delays
    On a morning when many people woke up to three to six inches of snow, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting several incidents at 7:45 a.m., the most serious being a utility incident in the city on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street...
  • 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...
  • 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: Accident at I-95 toll plaza cleared

    Traffic: Accident at I-95 toll plaza cleared
    As of 9:40 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident on I-95 south at the Key Highway toll plaza had been cleared, and was no longer blocking lanes. Earlier reports of disabled vehicles in Baltimore County and Anne Arundel...
  • Traffic: Harford incidents cleared

    Traffic: Harford incidents cleared
    As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended. A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
  • Traffic: Accident at I-95 toll plaza

    Traffic: Accident at I-95 toll plaza
    As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane. In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...
  • Traffic: Accident on outer loop cleared, two disabled vehicles remain

    Traffic: Accident on outer loop cleared, two disabled vehicles remain
    As of 8:50 a.m., the rush hour was winding down with just a couple lingering incidents. The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Loch Raven Boulevard is now cleared. There's still a...
  • Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact

    Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact
    Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon. After 22 years in Morrell Park,...