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Heavy traffic, road closures expected in Baltimore on Monday during Biden visit

BALTIMORE, MD—Joe Biden’s visit to Baltimore on Monday is expected to bring significant traffic congestion and delays to the area. Biden is expected to make the trip to Baltimore to tout how money from the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure legislation will be used to fund a replacement of the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel, one of the oldest tunnels in the …


Events, Traffic

Public comment period under way for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension, I-695 ramps toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—At Thursday’s meeting of the Maryland Transportation Authority Board, MDTA staff presented an updated proposal and public hearing dates as part of the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension and I-695 ramps.  The toll proposal mirrors the existing ETL tolling plan. The project combines safety and environmental enhancements, congestion relief, new community …


Overturned vehicle snarls I-95 traffic near White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A crash involving an overturned vehicle is causing Monday afternoon delays on Interstate 95 in White Marsh. The crash was reported at around 1:15 p.m. along southbound I-95 between the Mountain Road and White Marsh Boulevard exits. Several lanes were shut down due to the crash and traffic remains heavy along southbound I-95. There has been no word on …

Vehicle flips over after hitting tractor-trailer on I-95 in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Crews responded to a crash involving an overturned vehicle in White Marsh on Tuesday morning. At just before 8:30 a.m., units responded to the area of northbound Interstate 95, just past the White Marsh Boulevard exit. At the scene, units found that a vehicle had struck the rear of a tractor-trailer and subsequently overturned. Crews from White Marsh …

MDTA Board approves public hearing plan for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Board this week approved a plan to establish public hearings for the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension, a longtime priority project for Harford County. With the MDTA Board’s approval, a schedule for public hearings will be announced soon, with the hearings expected to begin in …

Edgewood man indicted in 20-year-old attempted murder, rape case

PIKESVILLE, MD—A Cecil County grand jury has handed down an indictment charging a suspect in connection with a twenty-year-old attempted murder and rape investigation. The accused is identified as Bryant Nakia White, 48, of Edgewood. The indictment charges White with attempted second-degree murder, kidnapping, first- and second-degree rape, assault, and other criminal charges related to the 2002 incident. White is …

Baltimore woman arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Prince George’s County

LAUREL, MD—Maryland State Police have arrested a Baltimore woman in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on December 4 in Prince George’s County. The suspect, Lidia Parada Benitez, 63, of Baltimore, is charged with leaving the scene of an injury collision and failing to report a collision to police. She is currently being held at the Prince George’s …