Here is the Morning MoJo Report for Friday, Sept. 6:
* As of 7:30 a.m., traffic was sluggish on I-270 southbound and I-495 in both directions, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation's interactive mapping page on its website, but was running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area.
* The MARC Train, Light Rail, Metro subway, commuter buses, and mobility service were running on time and operating on their regular schedules, according to the Maryland Transit Administration's website at http://mta.maryland.gov.
* The weather today is expected to be mostly sunny and pleasant but cool this morning with a high of 73 degrees and winds around 3 miles per hour, according to the AccuWeather forecast on the HMTV6 weather website at www.herald-mail.com/hmtv6/weather/. Tonight, it's expected to be clear and cool with a low of 49 degrees and winds around 2 mph.
* Traffic on the I-70 westbound bridge over Conococheague Creek has been shifted to the inside portion of the bridge so work crews can begin reconstruction on the outside portion of the bridge as part of the project to widen and rehabilitate the bridges over the creek, Maryland State Highway Administration District Community Liaison Heather Keels said in an email Wednesday. A similar shift is scheduled to occur on the eastbound bridge at the end of September.
* Traffic on Robinwood Drive has been shifted to the northbound side of the road with one lane in each direction between Medical Campus Road and Kings Crest Boulevard as part of Phase I of the Robinwood Drive Corridor Improvement Project. The shift is expected to remain in effect for several months.
* Broadfording Road between Resh Road/Broadfording Church Road and the Broadfording Stone Arch Bridge is closed for replacement of a pipe culvert and stone endwalls, Washington County said in a press release. Closure is expected to remain in effect for around one more week.
* Speed cameras have been placed on I-70 at Conococheague Creek and I-70 at Md. 63 for work zone safety as part of bridge rehabilitation projects in those locations, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Motorists driving more than 12 miles per hour over the posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour will face a $40 citation.
* Traffic is being shifted to the outer edges of the Interstate 70 bridges at Md. 63 as work crews begin demolition work on the inner sides of the bridges as part of the Maryland State Highway Administration project to reconstruct and widen them.