Events, Traffic

Public comment period under way for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension, I-695 ramps toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—At Thursday’s meeting of the Maryland Transportation Authority Board, MDTA staff presented an updated proposal and public hearing dates as part of the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension and I-695 ramps.  The toll proposal mirrors the existing ETL tolling plan. The project combines safety and environmental enhancements, congestion relief, new community …


Police/Fire, Traffic

Rollover crash reported in Joppa, Mountain Road shut down

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Friday afternoon crash in Joppa. The crash was reported at around 4:45 p.m. in the 1200-block of Mountain Road (21085). At least one vehicle has rolled over in the crash and one person is trapped. Personnel from Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company are using the Jaws of Life to extricate the patient. …


MDTA Board approves public hearing plan for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Board this week approved a plan to establish public hearings for the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension, a longtime priority project for Harford County. With the MDTA Board’s approval, a schedule for public hearings will be announced soon, with the hearings expected to begin in …

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 …

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 …

Councilman Marks: Pulaski Highway project expected to be finished in 2023

JOPPA, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided the following update on improvements to Pulaski Highway at the Baltimore County / Harford County line. The following email was sent from the Maryland State Highway Administration District Engineer: Dear Councilman Marks: Thank you for your email on behalf of your constituent regarding the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s …

House fire reported in Joppa

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Saturday afternoon house fire in Joppa. The fire was reported at around 12:15 p.m. in the 2400-block Mountain Road. Arriving units found fire in the basement of the residence, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Motorists should expect delays on MD 152 between Singer Road and Jerusalem Road. Photos via JMVFC

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. …