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MDOT SHA to suspend non-emergency lane closures along busiest holiday travel routes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is gearing up to keep lanes open so holiday travelers can get to their destinations quickly and safely. MDOT SHA will suspend non-emergency lane closures from 5 a.m. on December 24 until 10 p.m. December 27 and again from 5 a.m. December 31 until 10 p.m. January 2. Extra highway crews …


Business, Events, Traffic

TSA: Plan ahead for another high volume travel period

WASHINGTON, DC—The Transportation Security Administration expects another high volume period for the upcoming holiday season. Between December 19 and January 5, TSA estimates 42 million passengers will travel through security screening checkpoints nationwide, an increase of 3.9 percent from 2018. “I can’t express enough how proud I am of the TSA workforce,” said TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “Year after year, …


County will not collect trash, recycling on Christmas, New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—The impact of holidays varies among Baltimore County collection schedules. County residents should consult their particular schedule to learn when to set out materials during weeks that contain a collection holiday. Schedules are available for download on the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s website and may also be requested by calling 410-887-2000. Additionally, schedules are available via the BaltCoGo …

Holiday closing schedule announced for Baltimore County offices

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; and Tuesday, January 1, in recognition of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Health Department clinics and senior centers will also be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead Of Christmas, New Year’s holidays

The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destination safely between Christmas and New Year’s. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks who patrol every county will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving, and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, …

Baltimore County government closings announced for Christmas, New Year’s holidays

Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas Day holiday, including Health Department clinics, Circuit and District Courts, senior centers, drop-off centers and the landfill, and CountyRide vans will not operate. The same schedule is in place for Monday, January 2 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. See below for …