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Traffic: Emergency roadwork prompts lane closures on 4 roadways

Public TransportationPublic Transportation DisastersHighway and Road TransportationFort McHenry

All northbound traffic on MD 7 in Joppatowne is closed at Joppa Farm Road due to emergency roadwork at 8:26 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The incident is one of four in the region prompting lane closures due to emergency roadwork.

In White Marsh, emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East has closed the eastbound right shoulder from Days Cove Road to Joppa Farm Road at 9:01 a.m., DOT said.

Emergency roadwork on MD 542 North in Towson at Mussula Road has closed the northbound left traffic lane at 8:24 a.m., DOT said.

Emergency roadwork on MD 147 South in Parkville at Putty Hill Avenue has closed the southbound right traffic lane at 8:22 a.m., DOT said.

And DOT added that two toll plaza lanes on the southbound Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore City remain closed more than a week after a two-vehicle collision. Southbound lanes 18-19 are shut down due to the July 15 accident, DOT said.

And the transportation department reported debris on Interstate 97 North in South Gate at MD 100 at 8:42 a.m. No additional information was given.

The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 9:07 a.m. that morning-long signal issues problems coming out of Washington continue to hamper Camden and Brunswick line service into Washington.

MTA said that northbound Camden Train 840 is canceled, while Train 842 is operating 35 minutes late. MTA said that previously suspended Camden Line trains resumed at 8:15 a.m., but added that riders should expect delays of possibly an hour or more.

Brunswick trains are coming into Washington approximately 30 to 35 minutes late, said MTA, which added that Metro will honor tickets for both lines.

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