Traffic

Councilman Marks: Traffic calming planned for Gerst Road in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County will construct four speed bumps on Perry Hall’s Gerst Road in the Honeygo area, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. The plan can be viewed below. The speed bumps will be a temporary measure to slow traffic until the development of the 22-acre park on the east side of Gerst Road and any changes …


Traffic

MDTA: Reconstruction of northbound I-95 from White Marsh to Joppa begins

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along the Interstate 95 corridor into Harford County, the MDTA on Wednesday announced that crews had begun preliminary work to widen northbound I-95 between MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) and MD 152 (Mountain Road) to make way for the extension of two northbound …


Severe storms possible in Baltimore area on Wednesday

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect until 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A few storms are possible in the Nottingham area on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts are possible on Wednesday afternoon and into the early evening hours. The best chance for storms will likely …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Nottingham area for Wednesday

UPDATE: The Maryland Department of the Environment says smoke from the West Coast wildfires will contribute to Wednesday’s Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations …

Crash reported on Route 7 in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash in Rosedale. The crash was reported at around 4:30 p.m. on Philadelphia Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that all westbound lanes of Route 7 are shut down at I-695, as well as the eastbound left turn lane. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should …

Councilman Marks: Four miles of Joppa Road to be resurfaced from Loch Raven to Carney

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that about four miles of Joppa Road will be resurfaced from Loch Raven to Carney, from Mylander Lane to Harford Road. The project represents one of the largest resurfacing initiatives in central and northeastern Baltimore County in decades. Right now, curbs and sidewalks are being upgraded to meet standards for the …

Burglaries reported in Rosedale, Parkville, Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a handful of local crimes that were reported over the past week. Sometime between 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 15 and 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, an individual broke into a residence in the 5000-block of Shirleybrook Avenue in Rosedale (21237) via the front door. At around 11 a.m. on Friday, July 16, a man …

Governor Hogan announces over $2 million in awards for Baltimore County broadband Infrastructure

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced awards to expand broadband internet access to more than 12,000 households in 18 counties. Administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Office of Statewide Broadband (OSB), $29,472,131 in grant funding will support network infrastructure projects by local internet service providers that will provide connectivity to unserved or underserved communities in …