Traffic

Water main break reported near Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break near the Overlea area has left several residents without water. Officials say an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 5700-block of Trumps Mill Road (21206). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Advertisement Photo via Pixabay …


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Councilman Marks: Traffic calming planned for Gerst Road in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County will construct four speed bumps on Perry Hall’s Gerst Road in the Honeygo area, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Wednesday. The plan can be viewed below. The speed bumps will be a temporary measure to slow traffic until the development of the 22-acre park on the east side of Gerst Road and any changes …


MDTA: Reconstruction of northbound I-95 from White Marsh to Joppa begins

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along the Interstate 95 corridor into Harford County, the MDTA on Wednesday announced that crews had begun preliminary work to widen northbound I-95 between MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) and MD 152 (Mountain Road) to make way for the extension of two northbound …

Crash reported on Route 7 in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon crash in Rosedale. The crash was reported at around 4:30 p.m. on Philadelphia Road. The Maryland State Highway Administration reports that all westbound lanes of Route 7 are shut down at I-695, as well as the eastbound left turn lane. There has been no word on any injuries. Motorists should …

Councilman Marks: Four miles of Joppa Road to be resurfaced from Loch Raven to Carney

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday announced that about four miles of Joppa Road will be resurfaced from Loch Raven to Carney, from Mylander Lane to Harford Road. The project represents one of the largest resurfacing initiatives in central and northeastern Baltimore County in decades. Right now, curbs and sidewalks are being upgraded to meet standards for the …

Traffic on Maryland roads, highways begins to exceed pre-pandemic levels

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Marylanders are returning to roadways, airways, and other forms of travel in numbers approaching pre-pandemic levels, marking major milestones for state transportation, tourism and economic recovery. “Holiday travel during the Fourth of July Weekend exceeding 2019 levels is an important milestone signaling our state’s strong recovery from the pandemic,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “Traffic volumes are exceeding pre-pandemic levels …

Portion of Philadelphia Road impassible, traffic lights out in Overlea

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Saturday’s severe storms continue to wreak havoc on Baltimore County roadways. Officials say the intersection of Philadelphia Road at Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale is currently flooded out and impassible. Multiple water rescues have been reported along Pulaski Highway and wires are down along Manor Road in Glen Arm. Several traffic lights are also reportedly out along Belair Road in …