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Police: Increased impaired driving enforcement planned through Halloween

Do your Halloween plans include alcohol? The Maryland State Police is reminding drivers that troopers will be working additional impaired driving patrols beginning Friday night and continuing through Halloween. Barracks across Maryland are using impaired driving grant funding from the MDOT/MVA Maryland Highway Safety Office to put additional troopers on the road. These troopers will be saturating areas known to have …


Government, Traffic

MDOT SHA to improve roads in Rosedale, Essex

Next week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin two highway maintenance projects in eastern Baltimore County that they say will improve ride quality for many motorists. Both projects, together costing approximately $1 million, will be complete mid-fall. Advertisement In Rosedale, MDOT SHA will patch nearly one-mile of MD 7 (Philadelphia Road) between Hospital Drive and …


Hogan Administration announces start of a major bridge rehabilitation project along Route 40

The Hogan Administration announced on Wednesday the start of a major rehabilitation project on the four bridges carrying eastbound and westbound US 40 (Pulaski Highway) over the Big Gunpowder Falls and Little Gunpowder Falls in eastern Baltimore County. The $26.4 million project is part of the Governor Larry Hogan’s pledge to address the 69 structurally deficient bridges on the state’s …

Governor Larry Hogan announces statewide response efforts for snowstorm

With winter weather affecting many areas of Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday directed state agencies to coordinate and work together to keep Marylanders informed. Governor Hogan is urging Marylanders to avoid unnecessary travel while crews work to clear roads as snow intensifies throughout the afternoon and early evening statewide. “I continue to urge all Marylanders to use common sense …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols, checkpoints for St. Patrick’s Day weekend

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches on March 17, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on impaired, aggressive, …

Dangerous winds to impact Maryland on Friday

A storm packing dangerous winds is set to bear down on Nottingham and the surrounding areas on Friday. The National Weather Service says that High Wind Warnings are in effect from the Potomac Highlands to the Chesapeake Bay from Thursday night through Friday night. High Wind Watches are in effect for northeastern Maryland for the same time period. Many can …