Around Maryland, Traffic

I-695 repair, rehabilitation project at Sparrows Point near Bear Creek set to begin in winter 2024, public open houses scheduled

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Board on Thursday approved a $33.2 million contract for the I-695 Repairs and Rehabilitation project at Sparrows Point near Bear Creek in Baltimore County. Expected to begin major construction early in 2024, this system preservation project is necessary to address settlement of I-695 that has occurred since it was widened to a multi-lane, median-divided highway …


Around Maryland, Business, Politics

Governor Wes Moore appoints Snead as new member of MDTA Board

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Governor Wes Moore has announced the appointment of Anne Arundel County Transportation Officer, Samuel Snead, to a four-year term on the Maryland Transportation Authority Board. The Board serves as the policy-setting, decision-making and governing body for the Maryland Transportation Authority, which finances, builds, operates, preserves, and improves the state’s toll facilities and toll roads. “Samuel Snead’s extensive background …


MDTA Police celebrate 56th recruit class graduation

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police celebrated the state’s newest police officers during a ceremony at Towson University on Friday. Members of Recruit Class 56 completed a demanding academy training program that began in June 2022. “Graduation is a reflection of the commitment of our recruits, instructors and partners,” MDTA Police Chief Col. Kevin M. Anderson said. “These capable, new …