Crews to continue work on I-695 congestion relief project in Baltimore County next week

BALTIMORE, MD—Crews will continue work on a congestion relief project along I-695 in Baltimore County next week. The Maryland State Highway Administration will close the right lane on the inner loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) between I-70 and I-83 (Baltimore-Harrisburg Expressway) during off-peak daytime hours beginning Monday, May 20, to perform rumble strip removal and shoulder patching work. This daytime […]

Crews to replace drainage pipe on Loch Raven Boulevard in Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland State Highway Administration will begin 24-hour single-lane and sidewalk closures on a section of MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard) at Loch Hill Road, north of the Baltimore City/County line. The project will begin on May 20 and the work should be complete by late summer, weather permitting. The temporary lane closures will allow contractor crews to safely […]

State Highway Administration prepares to help summer travelers safely reach the beach

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is preparing for thousands of travelers to head to the Eastern Shore over the summer. SHA has finished improving the roads to make travel better. They say they have enhanced patrols on the Eastern Shore starting in May and will continue through early October. The extra patrols are to help disabled […]

SHA to host public meeting for US 1 improvement project in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—The Maryland State Highway Administration is revising its plans for the US 1 improvement project from Baltimore City to Overlea with a focus on safety, accessibility, and connectivity for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users. The SHA will be holding a public meeting to get feedback on the proposed changes. The public is encouraged to attend. The meeting will be […]

Crews to improve pavement on several Harford County roadways

FALLSTON, MD—The Maryland State Highway Administration is beginning two pavement improvement projects in Harford County this month. The work will be complete by mid-summer, weather permitting. Beginning Monday, May 6, crews will begin a pavement patching project on MD 147 (Harford Road) between the Baltimore County line (Little Gunpowder Falls) and MD 152 (Fallston Road/Mountain Road). Starting at 9 a.m. […]

Maryland State Police step up patrols for Cinco de Mayo weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Police will be increasing patrols across the state ahead of the Cinco de Mayo weekend in an effort to reduce impaired driving. The Maryland State Police said they will be increasing saturation patrols statewide and at each barrack. Troopers will be looking out for distracted, aggressive, and impaired drivers. The increased patrols are a part of the […]

Ocean City, MDOT launch summer safety campaign

OCEAN CITY, MD—Ocean City is preparing for summer and the Maryland Department of Transportation is reminding visitors about safety. The city launched its ‘Walk Smart, Drive Smart, and Bike Smart’ safety campaign with the help of Cheswick the Crab, Mayor Richard Meehan, and Police Chief Ross Buzzuro. The campaign aims to help people stay safe during the busy summer season. […]