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Road Transportation

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  • Some city streets should be avoided due to flooding

    Motorists should to avoid the following areas because of high water, according to the Baltimore Transportation Department. Both directions of Hilton Parkway, from Edmondson Avenue to North Avenue; Patapsco Avenue, from Potee Street to Annapolis Road;...
  • Flooding, down trees close roads, delay MARC, light rail

    As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on southbound I-95 at Key Highway, due to an accident. Debris in the road was snarling traffic on U.S. 1 at the Baltimore Beltway, on southbound I-83 at Padonia Road, and the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway...
  • Conowingo water release may approach 'Agnes' proportions this weekend, dam owner warns

    Conowingo water release may approach 'Agnes' proportions this weekend, dam owner warns
    Heavy rains Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday led to flooding, road closures, the evacuation of Port Deposit, at least two swift water rescues in Harford County and warnings that expected water release through the Conowingo Dam this week could approach...
  • Floods inflict limited damage to Laurel

    Floods inflict limited damage to Laurel
    Laurel residents are joining those throughout the area who are still drying out and assessing damages from last week's torrential rains that led to flooding statewide, and up and down the East Coast. On Sept. 8, 8 inches of rain fell in parts of Prince...
  • Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies

    Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies
    Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
  • Neighbors concerned about Joppa subdivision plan

    Plans to subdivide a 62-acre Joppa property into eight residential lots is raising concerns with neighbors about there wells and more traffic in the rural residential neighborhood west of Route 152. Discussion of the planned subdivision lands of Rozier...
  • Joyce Ward, preservationist, dies

    Joyce Ward, preservationist, dies
    Joyce McCartney Ward, an activist in historic preservation causes who helped establish the Irish Shrine in Southwest Baltimore, died of cancer Aug. 4 at her Bolton Hill home. She was 81. Born Joyce McCartney in Baltimore, she attended Garrison Junior...
  • Most Laurel roads reopen as high water eases up

    Most Laurel roads reopen as high water eases up
    Friday updateRoads in Laurel were mostly clear of water and open for traffic as the rain let up somewhat on Friday, but eight roads remained closed in other parts of Prince George’s County Friday, mostly in Upper Marlboro and Bowie. County officials...
  • 9/11 changed transportation forever

    9/11 changed transportation forever
    With the sun coming up on Sept. 12, 2001, state Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari drove home for a change of clothes after a day of helping direct Maryland's response to the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people the previous morning....
  • Amtrak held up again

    Amtrak held up again
    For the first time ever, Amtrak is expected to hit the 30 million milestone on Sept. 30. That's how many passengers it will have served over the previous 12 months, an annual increase in train ridership of 6.4 percent — a remarkably robust result...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on beltway at I-795

    As of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway at I-795, due to a disabled vehicle in the roadway. In Anne Arundel County, Defense Highway was closed at Baldwin Avenue because of an accident. There were no...