Local community, business organizations send letter to MDOT regarding ‘unsafe’ stretch of I-95

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than a dozen local community groups and business organizations have written a letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld regarding what they deem to be an unsafe stretch of Interstate 95 in northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County. The letter reads as follows: Secretary Paul Wiedefeld (MDOT), We are writing today concerning the ongoing construction […]

Vehicle rolls over several times in I-95 crash

KINGSVILLE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon rollover crash on Interstate 95. The crash was reported at around 1:45 p.m. along northbound I-95 between the White Marsh Boulevard and Mountain Road exits, in the area of Big Gunpowder Falls. The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company reports that one vehicle rolled over several times before coming to a […]

State Highway Administration urges drivers to use real-time traffic map after Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—After the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse last month, many drivers are changing how they get to work, school, and other destinations. The Maryland State Highway Administration is encouraging drivers to use its real-time traffic map to plan their commute. The real-time traffic map shows traffic volumes, live cameras, and incidents on the state highway system. The map can […]

MDTA: Expect heavy traffic in Baltimore area during rush hour periods due to Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—With local school systems back in session on Tuesday, the Maryland Transportation Authority says motorists should plan for increased traffic on roadways throughout Baltimore as a result of the I-695 Key Bridge collapse. The southeast corridor of I-695 is closed on the Outer Loop at MD 173 (exit 1) and Inner Loop at MD 157/Peninsula Expressway (exit 43). Drivers […]

Detours updated following Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is assisting the Maryland Transportation Authority with traffic control related to the collapse of the I-695 bridge over the Patapsco River (Francis Scott Key Bridge). Drivers are encouraged to prepare for extra commuting time until further notice. The outer loop I-695 closure has shifted to exit 1/Quarantine Road (past the Curtis […]