Business, Sci-Tech, Traffic

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 …

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 …

I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Rosedale blocked by debris spill

UPDATE: All lanes have now been reopened. Original story below… —— ROSEDALE, MD—A truck that lost its load on Interstate 95 on Friday afternoon is causing traffic delays. At 12:30 p.m., the Maryland Transportation Authority reported that the northbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes as well as the left lane along northbound I-95 were blocked just past the Pulaski Highway/Route 40 …

Governor Hogan announces all-electronic tolling now permanent at all MDTA facilities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling is now permanent across Maryland, including at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95), Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95), Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895), and Nice/Middleton Bridge (US 301). With all-electronic tolling, drivers do not stop to pay tolls. Instead, tolls are collected through E-ZPass and video tolling. The system …