Traffic

MDTA announces new split traffic pattern on northbound I-95 at MD 152 interchange

JOPPA, MD—As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s ongoing $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along Interstate 95 between Baltimore County and Harford County, northbound I-95 at the MD 152 interchange (Exit 74) will shift to a new traffic pattern. Expected to begin on Thursday, December 1 (weather-permitting), and continuing through June 2023, traffic will split with …


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MDTA issues ‘last call’ to pay video tolls without penalty, grace period ends Wednesday night

UPDATE: The deadline has been extended. The civil penalty waiver grace period for Video Tolls now ends 11:59 p.m. December 14, 2022. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority is reminding motorists that just one day remains in the Customer Assistance Plan that offers a civil penalty waiver grace period for Video Tolls. The plan has been in …


Councilman Marks: Baltimore County Council approves Kingsville land swap to acquire Rutkowski Farm

KINGSVILLE, MD—At its meeting on November 21, the Baltimore County Council approved a landmark agreement that allows for the county to acquire the Rutkowski Farm in Kingsville, and facilitate the moving of a maintenance facility away from residential neighbors and closer to Interstate-95. Under the terms of the memorandum of understanding, Baltimore County will acquire the 37-acre former Rutkowski Farm, …

Northbound I-95 exit ramp to Mountain Road to be closed overnight on Sunday

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has announced that roadwork will close the ramp from northbound Interstate 95 to MD 152/Mountain Road (Exit 74) temporarily overnight on Sunday. Weather-permitting, the ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. on Sunday night through 5 a.m. the following morning. Traffic will be detoured to westbound MD 24 (Exit 77B), to southbound I-95, to MD …

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 …

Governor Hogan announces major actions to expand federal, state crime fighting efforts [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced a series of major new actions to expand on federal-state efforts to fight violent crime and hold violent criminals accountable. The governor made the announcement at Maryland State Police (MSP) Barrack P in Glen Burnie, where he was joined by U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek Barron, MSP Superintendent Colonel Woodrow …

Eastbound Bay Bridge deck replacement contract approved, off-peak work to begin in 2023

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Board on Thursday approved a $140 million construction services contract for the Eastbound Bay Bridge Deck Replacement project, which is expected to begin major construction in fall 2023 with anticipated completion in winter 2025/2026. The MDTA has designed the project, often referred to as a re-decking, to ensure minimal traffic impacts for residents and motorists. …

Governor Hogan dedicates new Potomac River crossing

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week led a historic ceremony to dedicate the new $463 million Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge on US 301. The new span will fully open to traffic by the morning of Thursday, October 13—three months ahead of schedule—and will deliver a wider, safer, and better bridge across the Potomac River between …