Crime, Police/Fire, Traffic

MDTA Police seize 16,200 packages of untaxed cigarettes on I-95 in Harford County

BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday afternoon, MDTA Police arrested a Michigan man during a traffic stop on I-95 in Harford County. The MDTA Police contacted agents from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office Field Enforcement Division who charged the 20-year-old-man with transporting cigarettes within Maryland without the tobacco tax being paid and unlawfully possessing 16,200 unstamped tobacco products. The total tax loss for the …


Traffic

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

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Friday that the northbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore will be closed temporarily this weekend. The northbound ETLs will be closed, weather permitting, from Friday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. Motorists will use adjacent mainline I-95 traffic lanes during the closure. Advertisement As part of …


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 …

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

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Friday that the southbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore would be closed over the weekend. Motorists should instead use the adjacent mainline I-95 traffic lanes during the closure. Weather permitting, the ETLs will be closed from Friday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6. As part of the …

Gov. Hogan appoints new member to Maryland Transportation Authority

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has appointed attorney and Certified Public Accountant Cynthia Penny-Ardinger as the newest member of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board. She will fill the seat occupied by board member Peter J. Basso, who has completed his term after serving on the MDTA Board since 2007. Penny-Ardinger, a resident of Howard County, was appointed December 10, 2019. …

MDTA Police make significant drug bust on I-95

BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday afternoon, MDTA Police arrested a New York man during a traffic stop along Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The 42-year-old man faces multiple charges including CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute. An MDTA Police Officer stopped a 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan on southbound I-95 for speeding. During a subsequent probable cause search of the vehicle, officers located …

Bradshaw Road overpass at I-95 opens ahead of schedule

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Bradshaw Road overpass at Interstate 95 has reopened to traffic. The overpass closed for reconstruction in March 2019 and has reopened ahead of its originally scheduled reopening in spring 2020. The Maryland Transportation Authority thanks local residents and motorists for their patience. The reconstruction of the Bradshaw Road overpass is part of the expanded Express Toll Lanes (ETL) …

MDTA Police to celebrate 30 years of Toys for Tots collections

BALTIMORE, MD—Customers of Maryland’s toll facilities are invited to join the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police, MDTA staff and, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in participating in this year’s national Toys for Tots campaign. This marks the 30th consecutive year MDTA Police have supported the annual effort. Since 1990, MDTA employees have collected more than 152,000 toys and $120,000 from …