Traffic

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 …


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 …


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 …

Roadwork to result in temporary lane closures on I-95 in Joppa this weekend

JOPPA, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority has announced that important roadwork will result in some lane closures on Interstate 95 this weekend. Overnight on Friday, October 7 and overnight on Saturday, October 8, two right lanes on southbound I-95 within the MD 152/Mountain Road interchange will be closed temporarily to traffic. Two lanes will remain open for traffic during this closure. …

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 …

Governor Hogan proclaims October as Move Over Awareness Month, expanded law takes effect on Saturday

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has declared October as Move Over Awareness Month in recognition of an expanded law taking effect on Saturday to protect all road users. “Moving over and slowing down when passing a vehicle stopped on the highway isn’t just a matter of following the law—it is about saving lives,” said Governor Hogan. “This is especially critical to …