Business, Traffic

Maryland State Highway Administration teams up with GEICO to promote highway safety

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration this week announced a new partnership with GEICO to sponsor the MDOT SHA Coordinated Highway Action Response Team (CHART) Emergency Patrol program. The support from GEICO comes at a time when winter weather has continued to place an increased demand on Emergency Patrol services needed to keep roadways clear and safe …


Police/Fire, Traffic, Weather

WINTER STORM: 5 – 8 inches of snow expected in Baltimore area, Maryland State Police respond to over 40 crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to the ongoing winter storm that could have a significant impact on roads and transportation systems. Much of the state is now under winter weather advisories and warnings, and the National Weather Service has expanded potential snowfall totals over the course of the …


Baltimore County crews, plows ready for potential winter weather

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday affirmed the County’s readiness to respond to winter storms as the region prepares for the season’s first snow event forecast for Wednesday. “Our Department of Public Works stands ready to respond whenever winter weather hits to keep our residents safe,” Olszewski said. “Our crews are well-trained and our equipment is in great …

Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for heavy snowfall, adverse conditions

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for heavy snowfall and other severe conditions anticipated on Wednesday and into Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for northern Baltimore County with 12 to 18 inches of snow expected.  A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the …

Maryland State Highway Administration joins Waze Connected Citizens Program

BALTIMORE, MD—Marylanders now have another way to navigate traffic incidents and congestion thanks to a new partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and the Waze mobile app. Under their new partnership with Waze’s Connected Citizens Program (CCP), MDOT SHA can now more effectively share road closure incidents immediately with users. “Sharing information in real …