Health, Police/Fire, Traffic, Weather

Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for heavy snowfall, adverse conditions

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for heavy snowfall and other severe conditions anticipated on Wednesday and into Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for northern Baltimore County with 12 to 18 inches of snow expected.  A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Crash shuts down portion of Route 40 in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews responded to a serious crash in White Marsh on Monday afternoon. The crash was reported at just after 1 p.m. along eastbound Pulaski Highway at White Marsh Boulevard. Eastbound Route 40 was shut down for approximately two house. The Maryland State Highway Administration now reports that all lanes have been reopened. There has been no word on …


Governor Hogan announces more than $13 million for 26 bicycle, pedestrian projects

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan Administration on Wednesday announced more than $13 million in grants to support bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across Maryland. Two federal grant programs will fund 26 projects sponsored by transportation agencies, local jurisdictions and nonprofits. The fiscal year 2021 funding includes more than $12 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program and more than $1 million from …

Construction begins at major White Marsh intersection

WHITE MARSH, MD—Construction has begun on improvements to a major intersection in White Marsh. Councilman David Marks reported on Thursday that work was under way at the Honeygo Boulevard/White Marsh Boulevard interchange. Construction will not occur during peak periods, but that likely means it will take longer to finish the needed work. “This is a major bottleneck and an upgrade …

Councilman Marks: Fixing the Harford/Joppa Road intersection a priority for 10 years

The following is an op/ed piece from Councilman David Marks: When I ran for office in 2010, I stood with a sign at the corner of Harford and Joppa Roads that read “Fix This Intersection.” This junction of two major corridors has been gridlocked for decades, and rebuilding the intersection has been a top priority since I was elected. I …

Eastbound Route 40 shut down due to crash

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday night crash along Route 40. The crash was reported at around 10:15 p.m. along Pulaski Highway at Middle River Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that eastbound Route 40 has been shut down prior to Middle River Road. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should use …

Construction set to begin on Harford Road, Joppa Road intersection improvements

CARNEY, MD—Construction work for water line and highway improvements at the Harford Road/Joppa Road intersection in Carney are set to begin in fall 2020, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Officials say the project will be completed in four phases and will require a series of lane and shoulder closures. No detours are proposed. • Phase 1: Baltimore County …

MDOT SHA to reopen Belair Road Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot, trails On Tuesday

PERRY HALL, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced on Tuesday that officials will reopen the Belair Road driveway to the parking lot for the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Central Area on Tuesday morning, October 6th. The closure was part of the $3.6 million US 1 bridge rehabilitation project that is expected to be complete later this …