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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood

    Residents hope bus hub brings new life to East Baltimore neighborhood
    For decades, residents in the Midway neighborhood in East Baltimore have dealt with fumes, noise and the less-than-pleasing aesthetics of a major bus depot in their backyards. On Tuesday, federal, state and local officials gathered in the neighborhood in...
  • MdTA names new executive secretary

    MdTA names new executive secretary
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has named Bruce W. Gartner its executive secretary, effective Dec. 11, following seven months of his acting in the role. Gartner, 48, temporarily filled the agency's top position in June for former executive...
  • Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment

    Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment
    Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years. Such investment...
  • Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared

    Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared
    At 9:30 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident involving three vehicles on I-895 south at the Harbor Tunnel has been cleared, but officials are warning commuters to use caution, and expect delays until the backup...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic
    A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic in Baltimore City Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported. On the beltway inner loop at the Francis Scott Key Bridge, one of two lanes was reported closed shortly before 9 a.m. In...
  • Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel

    Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel
    An accident has left the southbound lanes of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel closed as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation website. The Maryland Transit Administration reported no major delays.
  • Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh

    Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh
    As of 9:15 a.m., traffic was easing throughout the region, though volumes were still heavy on the west side of the beltway. The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard...
  • Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper

    Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper
    The outer loop of Interstate 695 at Southeast Boulevard in Essex was reopened shortly at about 9:20 a.m. Monday following the early morning vehicle collision with a Maryland State Police patrol car on the side of the roadway. Meanwhile, the trooper...
  • MDTA says overturned trailer impacting I-95 traffic in Cecil Co.

    MDTA says overturned trailer impacting I-95 traffic in Cecil Co.
    The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that two of four southbound lanes on I-95 in Cecil County, one travel lane and the shoulder, are being affected by an accident. The incident is just south of exit 109 — Elkton Newark Road &#...
  • Traffic: Collisions slow commute in city, Baltimore Co.

    Traffic: Collisions slow commute in city, Baltimore Co.
    Collisions were slowing the commute in the city and eastern and western Baltimore County on Thursday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported. A two-vehicle accident on I-95 northbound in the city, before the Caton Avenue exit, had...