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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • House committee approves gas tax increase

    House committee approves gas tax increase
    A House of Delegates committee approved a plan Monday to raise taxes on gasoline by 3.8 cents July 1 as part of broader revenue package to pay for transportation projects. The rise in the gas tax, which would be followed by more increases over the next...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle blocks lanes at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    At 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting a disabled vehicle in the roadway at I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in the city. Three vehicles were involved and two of the four southbound lanes were reported closed. Elsewhere,...
  • Traffic: Accidents slow commute in city, county

    Traffic: Accidents slow commute in city, county
    Accidents were bogging down the Thursday morning commute in the city and in Baltimore County, police said. In the city, northbound traffic on Martin Luther King Boulevard was being detoured onto West Fayette Street after an accident between Fayette and...
  • Gas tax could comew to vote in Senate

    The Maryland Senate will take up a proposed increase in the state's gas tax Friday, and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is expected to push it to a final vote before Sunday. According to Senate staff, Miller will try to bring the transportation...
  • 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...
  • 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,...