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  • Plan under way for new merge lanes on Beltway

    Plan under way for new merge lanes on Beltway
    State Highway Administration officials are planning new merge lanes on the Baltimore Beltway between Perring Parkway and Harford Road. Bids opened in June for the project, which could begin its nearly three years in construction this fall. An...
  • Route 24 at Rocks State Park expected to close July 28

    Route 24 at Rocks State Park expected to close July 28
    State Highway Administration contractors will begin work late this month on a six-month project to shore up a portion of the Deer Creek stream bank in Rocks State Park to protect the section of Route 24 (Rocks Road) that runs parallel to the stream. The...
  • Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

    Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland
    The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground — partly because it won't, entirely. Laborers shoveled pebbly gobs around to form a new sidewalk at a park-and-ride lot in Waysons Corner, one...
  • SHA to hold input meeting for four projects in Arbutus

    SHA to hold input meeting for four projects in Arbutus
    Starting in the fall, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin the construction of four different projects in Arbutus. Projects include: • the mile-long replacement of two Interstate 695 (Baltimore Beltway) inner loop bridges...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville

    Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville
    All traffic is shut down on MD 178 in Crownsville due to a single-vehicle crash at Paul Birch Drive at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on Interstate 97 South in Crownsville at MD 178 has closed the...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
  • 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...
  • County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

    County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]
    This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster. This writer vividly recalls the construction of that building because he...
  • 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...
  • 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...