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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City

    Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City
    Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City at U.S. 40 has closed the southbound right traffic lane at 7:44 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North at Lane 9 of the Harbor Tunnel toll...
  • Commuter alert -- upgrades coming to Route 32 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Good news! The Maryland State Highway Administration has approved some major safety upgrades to Route 32 in Sykesville, between Day Road and West Friendship Road. Construction is expected to begin this month (and may, in fact, have already done so by...
  • Erosion forcing closure of Race Road in Hanover for emergency repair

    Erosion forcing closure of Race Road in Hanover for emergency repair
    Anne Arundel County officials say a section of Race Road in Hanover will be closed for eight to 12 weeks for emergency repair, beginning Thursday morning at 10 a.m.. The county's Department of Public works will close the road between Hanover Road and...
  • Three light rail stations to close for three weeks for emergency erosion repair

    Three light rail stations to close for three weeks for emergency erosion repair
    Three light rail stations in North Baltimore — Mount Washington, Cold Spring and Woodberry — will be closed for three weeks of emergency repairs starting Friday as crews work to shore up significant track-side soil erosion, the Maryland...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • Federal court hears NAACP suit against Harford over desegregation [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 18, 1964: The case of the NAACP against the Harford Board of Education was heard in federal court 50 years ago this week. The school board was called to defend its three-year desegregation plan...
  • Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police

    Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police
    A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere. The...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....
  • Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore

    Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore
    State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters. The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
  • Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]

    Corporate wrongdoers must be prosecuted as a deterrent [Commentary]
    General Motors has fired 15 employees after an internal investigation into the company's handling of defective ignition switches that led to at least 13 fatalities. But the only way to stop lawbreaking at GM or any other big corporation is to...
  • Police say woman was struck in head over parking spot in Catonsville

    Police say woman was struck in head over parking spot in Catonsville
    An argument between two female drivers over a parking space at a McDonald's in Catonsville turned physical when one struck the other in the head several times with a piece of wood, Baltimore County Police said Monday. Witnesses told police that they saw...
  • Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid

    Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid
    OCEAN CITY — Gubernatorial candidates of both parties promised city and town officials that they would restore local road repair money cut from the state budget by the O'Malley administration. Appearing at the annual convention of the Maryland...