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MDTA expanding hours at E-ZPass Maryland customer service centers

BALTIMORE, MD—In an effort to enhance customer service capabilities at a time of increased demand, the Maryland Transportation Authority will offer extended hours at all E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Centers (CSCs) beginning Saturday, January 16th. Under the temporary extended hours – which will be in place until further notice – E-ZPass Customer Service Centers will add Saturday service hours from …


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Governor Hogan announces all-electronic tolling now permanent at all MDTA facilities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling is now permanent across Maryland, including at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95), Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95), Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895), and Nice/Middleton Bridge (US 301). With all-electronic tolling, drivers do not stop to pay tolls. Instead, tolls are collected through E-ZPass and video tolling. The system …


All-electronic tolling begins at Francis Scott Key Bridge on October 30

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority is reminding motorists that the MDTA will begin cashless toll collection at the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) in Baltimore on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Prior to the morning rush hour on Wednesday, all-electronic toll collection will begin at the Key Bridge via E-ZPass® and Video Tolling. With all-electronic tolling, cash will no longer be …

Cashless toll collection to begin at Hatem Bridge, Key Bridge in October

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has set the dates to begin cashless toll collection at the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (US 40) in Harford and Cecil counties and at the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) in Baltimore. Prior to the morning rush hour on Wednesday, October 16, all-electronic toll collection will begin at the Hatem Bridge via “E-ZPass” …

Heavy Labor Day weekend traffic anticipated in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD – As summer comes to an unofficial close, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) reminds the more than 2.4 million motorists anticipated to travel its bridges, tunnels and roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend to plan ahead, to travel off-peak, and to put safety first. This total represents a 1% increase in traffic volumes compared to last year. …

High winds force bridge closures north of Nottingham

UPDATE: As of 8 p.m., the MDTA reports that both bridges remain closed. The MDTA sent the following tweet: “Hatem & Tydings Bridges remain closed due to high winds up to 60mph. Once wind speeds decrease we can open bridges again. We do not want to keep bridges closed but we must for safety. This is a major storm w/ …