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. […]

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 […]

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 […]