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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Northbound JFX to close from President Street to Madison Avenue this weekend

    Northbound JFX to close from President Street to Madison Avenue this weekend
    The northbound Jones Falls Expressway will close between President Street and Madison Avenue this weekend for construction, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation said. All lanes will shut down between 9 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday, officials...
  • Construction of Catonsville Y, Brightview Rolling Hills moves forward

    Construction of Catonsville Y, Brightview Rolling Hills moves forward
    If nothing stands in the way, Catonsville residents can expect to see construction of a new senior living facility and a community center expansion on South Rolling Road completed by spring 2015. Despite some setbacks due to the snow last winter and...
  • Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]

    Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]
    We are in the midst of Howard County Restaurant Weeks right now. They end on Aug. 4. I think this is a wonderful idea, especially when restaurants serve up something new and different, showing what they can do. And, of course, the usually less expensive...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • New senior community approved in North Laurel

    New senior community approved in North Laurel
    A patch of woods along Gorman Road in North Laurel is on its way to becoming a new senior community, and it's got a name that evokes nothing less than Henry David Thoreau's famous treatise on living in harmony with nature.  The Howard County Planning...
  • Mixed-use project has goal to revive Columbia's commercial office space

    It has been more than a decade since a new commercial office building was built in downtown Columbia. But a new project promises to reverse that trend. "It's starting to become more vibrant, but it was dead. It was dead for 10 years," said David...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire

    Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic is flowing clearly on Moravia Road after delays caused by firefighters working at the scene of a small attic fire in the 4500 block of St. Thomas Avenue Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. All lanes have...
  • Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety

    Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road. Officials decided...
  • Grand Prix road work costs still increasing

    Grand Prix road work costs still increasing
    Nearly a year after the last race car whizzed down Baltimore's streets, road work for the Grand Prix Indycar race is still costing the city money.  On Wednesday, city officials are set to authorize a $485,000 payment to P. Flanigan & Sons Inc. for...
  • Road work on Park Heights Avenue bridge to close lanes

    Road work on Park Heights Avenue bridge to close lanes
    The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin work on the Park Heights Avenue/MD 129 bridge over I-695 in Pikesville this week, causing certain lanes to close on the bridge and the beltway until late fall 2015. The State Highway...