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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore

    Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore
    The Hanover Street Bridge in Baltimore is closed for repair work Saturday, one of several weekend road closures in the city that could cause traffic congestion for drivers. The bridge will be shut down between Waterview Avenue and Cromwell Street...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...
  • Traffic: Roadwork near Caton Avenue splits lanes

    Four traffic lanes on northbound Interstate 95 between the Caton Avenue on-ramp and Fort McHenry Tunnel will split around a work zone. One lane will be directed to the left and three others to the right, according to the Maryland Transportation...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Five questions for Michael Pecht, reliability detective

    Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side. He's a reliability engineer by trade. He runs a 120-person team at the University of Maryland, where the workload includes digging into the mystery of...
  • 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...