Business, Politics, Traffic

Gov. Hogan adds $890M to extend I-95 Express Toll Lanes into Harford County

BALTIMORE, MD – The Hogan Administration announced on Friday the investment of an additional $890 million to extend the northbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The expanded $1.1 billion project will now provide two ETLs for more than 10 miles from north of MD 43 in Baltimore County to north of MD 24 in Harford County. Governor Larry Hogan initially …


Business, Politics, Traffic

Governor Hogan eliminates up-front E-ZPass transponder fee

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) would permanently eliminate the up-front $7.50 E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for all new customers, putting $46 million back into Marylanders’ wallets over the next five years. In 2015, the governor also announced major toll rollbacks across the state, resulting in $270 million in savings for …


Maryland to upgrade electronic toll collection system

On Wednesday, the Board of Public Works approved two major contracts that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will use to develop and operate the third generation of its electronic toll collection system. The $71.9 million contract for tolling technology/operations and the $200.4 million contract for customer-service technology/operations will allow the agency to completely replace its existing toll collection system. “The …

I-95 Express Toll Lanes to be extended past White Marsh

UPDATE: Two public meetings will be held to discuss the upcoming I-95 Express Toll Lanes extension project. Original story below. —— Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $461 million in new traffic relief initiatives for the Baltimore region, including adding lanes to 27 miles of highway to alleviate congestion on the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) and Interstate 95. The Maryland Department …

Police to crackdown on speeders along I-95 in Thursday

Motorists beware. To help prevent crashes from speeding and aggressive driving, multiple law-enforcement agencies will participate in a joint enforcement effort along Interstate 95 on Thursday, February 2nd. “Speed and aggressive driving continue to be major factors in crashes in Maryland and across the U.S.,” said Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Executive Director Kevin C. Reigrut. “We are grateful to the …