Business, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan announces all-electronic tolling now permanent at all MDTA facilities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling is now permanent across Maryland, including at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95), Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95), Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895), and Nice/Middleton Bridge (US 301). With all-electronic tolling, drivers do not stop to pay tolls. Instead, tolls are collected through E-ZPass and video tolling. The system …


Business, Events, Traffic

MD-152 Park & Ride options to be presented at virtual public meeting next week

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will host a virtual public update on Thursday, June 11, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., to present and solicit public comment on options to relocate the MD 152 Park and Ride lot in Harford County as part of the ongoing I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension Program. Due to the COVID-19 State …


Express Toll Lane Northbound Extension Program work to begin along I-95 in Joppa next week

JOPPA, MD—As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s ongoing $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along I-95 between Baltimore and Harford counties, northbound Interstate 95 between MD 152 to MD 24 will shift to a new traffic pattern on or around Tuesday, April 28. Through June, northbound I-95 traffic will be split – with three lanes to …

Southbound I-95 Express toll Lanes to close at 10am daily thru Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Work will continue this week on the Interstate 95 Express Toll Lanes, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Monday. The southbound I-95 ETLs in Baltimore will be closed daily from 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday, January 6, through Friday, January 10. The morning rush hour commute will be unaffected. Motorists will use adjacent mainline I-95 traffic lanes …

Work to result in weekend closure of I-95 Express Toll Lanes

UPDATE: Southbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore will now only need to close from 8 p.m on Friday to 12 noon Saturday. Original story below… ——- NOTTINGHAM, MD—The southbound Interstate 95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore will be closed temporarily this weekend, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Weather permitting, the closures will begin on Friday, December 6, at …

MDTA Board unanimously approves toll modernization package

BALTIMORE, MD—The Board of the Maryland Transportation Authority on Thursday unanimously approved a statewide toll modernization plan and an accompanying package of new payment options that will save Marylanders more than $28 million over five years. At a meeting in Baltimore, the Board also approved a contract for the MD 301 bridge replacement in southern Maryland and authorized $58 million …

Old Joppa Road overpass at I-95 to close until summer 2020

JOPPA, MD—Beginning Monday, October 7, 2019, the Old Joppa Road overpass at Interstate 95 will be closed for reconstruction as part of the I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension Program between MD 43 and north of MD 24. The overpass is scheduled to reopen in August 2020. During construction, traffic on Old Joppa Road will be detoured to Mountain …

MDTA to host public meeting on I-95 Express Toll Lanes Northbound Extension

PERRY HALL, MD – The MDTA iwill host two public meetings to discuss updates on the I-95 Express Toll Lanes Northbound Extension. The first meeting will be held on Monday, August 5, at Perry Hall High School from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  A second meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 7, at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School in …