Traffic

Roadwork on I-695 in eastern Baltimore County to require overnight lane closures

ESSEX, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a project next week to improve traction on the driving surface of the inner and outer loops of I-695 in the vicinity of Chesaco Avenue in eastern Baltimore County. Work will include texturizing .35 miles of the asphalt pavement and replacing reflective pavement markings as needed. Starting at 9 …


Politics, Traffic

Governor Hogan announces $15 million for MD 90 improvements to advance ‘Reach The Beach’ plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced $15 million to advance the state’s long-term “Reach the Beach” plan with safety, access, and congestion relief projects along MD 90 (Ocean City Expressway) in Worcester County. The funds enable the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to accelerate planning and move to the design phase for improvements along the 12-mile stretch …


MDOT SHA to remove traffic split on Route 40 bridges over Big Gunpowder Falls beginning June 12

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is moving toward the next phase of work on its $32.6 million project to rehabilitate the four bridges on Route 40 (Pulaski Highway) over Big Gunpowder Falls and Little Gunpowder Falls in eastern Baltimore County near the Harford County line. Weather permitting, on the nights of Sunday, June 12, and Monday, …

Portion of East Joppa Road to be shut down on Thursday afternoon for emergency repairs

CARNEY, MD—A portion of East Joppa Road will be shut down on Thursday afternoon for emergency repairs. The State Highway Administration will close East Joppa Road in both directions on May 19 from 1 p.m. until approximately 5 p.m. Joppa Road will be closed between Perring Parkway and Waltham Woods Road. Officials say the closure is due to the fact …

Councilman Marks: Speed limit to be lowered on Belair Road near Honeygo Boulevard

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that the speed limit will be lowered on southbound Belair Road prior to the Honeygo Boulevard intersection, from 50 mph per hour to 40 mph. Maryland State Highway Administration District Engineer Wendy Wolcott wrote, “Our traffic engineering team has evaluated the intersection and determined that the speed limit for southbound …

Overnight exit ramp closures expected this month along I-695 in Parkville, Overlea/Fullerton

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a project on Sunday night, May 8, to upgrade guardrails on three interchange ramps along I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) in Baltimore County. The overnight work is expected to be completed by May 16. This work was previously scheduled to begin on April 24, but had been postponed. The three ramps are …

SHA to upgrade guardrails along three I-695 interchange ramps

UPDATE: This work has been rescheduled and will now occur in May. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a project Sunday night, April 24, to upgrade guardrails on three interchange ramps along I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) in Baltimore County. The overnight work is expected to be completed by May 2. The three …

SHA to begin resurfacing project along Route 40 in eastern Baltimore County this week

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Motorists should be aware of a resurfacing project that will soon begin in eastern Baltimore County. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a project on Wednesday, April 20, to mill and resurface asphalt pavement on westbound US 40 (Pulaski Highway) in eastern Baltimore County. Contractor crews will work between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., …