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. […]

Maryland State Highway Administration cracking down on illegal road signs ahead of election season

BALTIMORE, MD—As election season nears, the Maryland State Highway Administration is cracking down on unauthorized signs in the state. A release from the administration this week said that it is illegal to place signs, signals, markings, or devices on the state right-of-way. This includes but is not limited to campaign and advertising signs. Officials say the signs are not only […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crews to repair pavement on Loch Raven Boulevard in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Highway Administration crews will perform a concrete pavement repair project on MD 542 (Loch Raven Boulevard) between Cromwell Bridge Road and Joppa Road east of Towson over the next two weekends. Officials say the repair project should be complete by 5 a.m. on April 22, weather permitting. During the weekend work, there will be a continuous single-lane […]

Community meeting scheduled to address safety on Eastern Avenue

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold a community meeting to present recommendations from a study that examined safety concerns along Eastern Avenue in Middle River. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 7 p.m. at the Bowleys Quarters Improvement Association hall (1124 Bowleys Quarters Road). Senator J.B. Jennings, Delegates Ryan Nawrocki and Kathy […]