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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 …


Traffic

Traffic pattern to switch as work continues on I-895 bridge project in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD—The next phase of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s $189 million Interstate 895 bridge replacement project will involve a change in traffic patterns beginning this month. In November 2018, the MDTA began the I-895 Bridge Project to replace the 60-year-old bridge north of the Harbor Tunnel. Two-way traffic has been in place on the I-895 southbound bridge between the Baltimore …


Heavy Labor Day weekend traffic anticipated in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD – As summer comes to an unofficial close, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) reminds the more than 2.4 million motorists anticipated to travel its bridges, tunnels and roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend to plan ahead, to travel off-peak, and to put safety first. This total represents a 1% increase in traffic volumes compared to last year. …

MDTA employees contract Legionnaires’ disease, I-895 offices closed

UPDATE 2: The MDTA administration office and toll plazas along I-895 have reopened for business. UPDATE: MDTA offices along I-895 will remain closed on Wednesday. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Tuesday that its administration building at the Interstate 895/Baltimore Harbor Tunnel toll plaza will be closed on Tuesday and the toll booths …