Events, Police/Fire, Traffic

Governor Hogan declares Crash Responder Safety Week in Maryland as part of effort to protect first responders

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has declared November 14-18 as Crash Responder Safety Week in Maryland, issuing a proclamation in support of a national effort to raise awareness of the critical role motorists play in keeping first responders safe as they perform their duties on our highways. “The men and women who respond to thousands of crashes and disabled vehicles each …


Traffic

Councilman Marks: Harford/Joppa Road intersection roadwork to be finished by December

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday passed along word from the Maryland State Highway Administration that the Harford Road / Joppa Road intersection in Carney will be finished by this December. “The pedestrian work is almost 100% complete, including pedestrian crossing poles, sidewalks, and pavement markings,” wrote the District Engineer to Councilman Marks. “We are currently working on …


I-695 inner loop exit ramp to Loch Raven Boulevard to be closed on Saturday

BALTIMORE, MD—Motorists should be aware of an important exit ramp closure on I-695 this weekend. The Maryland State Highway Administration advises that crews will temporarily close the inner loop ramp to Loch Raven Boulevard (MD 542) on Saturday, November 5th. Traffic will be detoured from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ramp is being temporarily closed for mowing and debris …

Eastern Avenue shut down due to Middle River crash

UPDATE: Police say a school bus was involved in this crash. Original story below… ——— MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 4 p.m. on October 3 along Eastern Avenue at Bengies Road (21220). The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that Eastern Avenue has been …

Governor Hogan announces statewide preparedness efforts for remnants of Hurricane Ian

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced statewide preparedness efforts as the remnants of Hurricane Ian move up the mid-Atlantic, leading to coastal flood and gale warnings in the region. Earlier this week, the governor announced the deployment of an Incident Management Team to the State of Florida to assist with the response. “In addition to sending personnel to Florida …

Road crews improving pavement, riding surface on Loch Raven Boulevard, Perring Parkway

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is performing pavement patching and resurfacing work on three highways in central Baltimore County. The projects, all expected to be complete by late fall, weather permitting, will improve the driving surface along each roadway. The following roads will be improved: I-695 West (Outer Loop) between MD 146 (Dulaney Valley Road) and …

Emergency repairs under way on I-695

ROSEDALE, MD—State Highway Administration crews are in the process of patching a hole on the bridge deck on the inner loop of I-695 in Baltimore County. The work is currently in progress over Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale. Crews are in the process of closing the right lane on the inner loop of I-695 and will alternate traffic with a flagging …

Speed cameras to be deployed in I-95 construction zone next week

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority will deploy Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) equipment on southbound I-95 near MD 152 in Harford County beginning Monday, September 19, in the area of ongoing construction activities on I-95. The AES deployment is in coordination with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and Maryland State Police’s Maryland SafeZones AES program. The equipment will …