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MDTA expanding hours at E-ZPass Maryland customer service centers

BALTIMORE, MD—In an effort to enhance customer service capabilities at a time of increased demand, the Maryland Transportation Authority will offer extended hours at all E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Centers (CSCs) beginning Saturday, January 16th. Under the temporary extended hours – which will be in place until further notice – E-ZPass Customer Service Centers will add Saturday service hours from …


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MDTA: Standard video toll rates now in effect throughout Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—On Friday, January 1, 2021, standard Video Toll rates resumed statewide at all Maryland Transportation Authority toll facilities. The MDTA is reminding motorists that getting an E-ZPass® gives them access to the lowest tolls in Maryland on every trip. Transponders are free, there’s no monthly fee for Maryland addresses, and sign-up is available 24/7 at ezpassmd.com. Marylanders are asked …


Governor Hogan declares Christmas Eve state holiday

ANNAPOLIS, MD​—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday declared Thursday, December 24, 2020 a state holiday in observance of Christmas Eve. Maryland state government agencies and offices will be closed. In addition, the governor announced that the state’s revised revenue projections, while still far below pre-pandemic levels, will allow Maryland to honor contracts previously negotiated with state employee unions. “In a year …

MDTA Police announce 31st annual Toys for Tots campaign

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Transportation Authority Police Chief Col. Kevin M. Anderson on Monday swore in MDTA Police Ofc. S. Claus, badge #1225, for immediate duty with the 2020 Toys for Tots collection. Ofc. Claus is excited to return and is coming out of retirement following his work with last year’s Toys for Tots drive at MDTA facilities. Ofc. S. Claus, his …

MDTA Police arrest two men transporting suspected heroin on I-95 in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—On Friday morning, a police officer assigned to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police HEAT (Homeland Enforcement and Traffic) Team was on patrol on southbound Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The officer conducted a traffic stop on a white Honda Civic after allegedly observing that neither the driver of the vehicle nor a front seat passenger were restrained by …

Crash on I-95 snarls White Marsh traffic

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Thursday afternoon crash on Interstate 95 in White Marsh. The crash was reported at around 2 p.m. along northbound I-95 just past the White Marsh Boulevard exit (Exit 67). The Maryland Transportation Authority reports that the three right lanes along northbound I-95 are blocked past Exit 67. There has been no …

E-ZPass Customer Service Centers in MDOT MVA branches to reopen next week by appointment only

BALTIMORE, MD—Officials with the Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Monday that they would reopen their six E-ZPass Customer Service Centers within the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration branches at limited capacity and by appointment only beginning Tuesday, October 13. These facilities are located in Bel Air, Beltsville, Gaithersburg, Glen Burnie MDOT MVA branches. Two new locations – in …

Work to result in weekend-long detour of southbound I-895 at Moravia Road

ROSEDALE, MD—Southbound I-895 at Moravia Road in Baltimore will be closed to traffic temporarily over the weekend. A detour will direct motorists to Moravia Road (Exit 14) with access to westbound Route 40 or southbound I-95. Weather permitting, work will begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, October 2nd and last until 4:30 a.m. Monday, October 5th. Crews will be performing …