Politics, Sports

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 …


Police/Fire, Traffic

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 …

Philadelphia Road shut down due to crash in White Marsh

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday morning crash in White Marsh. The crash was reported at around 11:00 a.m. in the area of Philadelphia Road (Route 7) between Ebenezer Road/Cowenton Avenue and E, Joppa Road. The crash involves and overturned truck and a tractor-trailer, according …

Water main break reported in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews are on the scene of a water main break in Perry Hall. Reports indicate that a 12-inch main has ruptured in the 9800-block of Belair Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that the right lane along northbound Belair Road will be shut down between Honeygo Boulevard and Forge Road until around 11 p.m. on Monday night …