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Road Transportation

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  • Construction mishap prolongs Baltimore-Washington Parkway closure

    Construction mishap prolongs Baltimore-Washington Parkway closure
    A construction mishap led Saturday to prolonged closures of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and the West Nursery Road business corridor near BWI, but state officials said the roads should reopen by rush hour Monday morning. The problem occurred as crews...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • Halloween's fiendish fun translates into big bucks

    Halloween's fiendish fun translates into big bucks
    The National Retail Federation says Halloween will be an $8 billion industry this year, with seven in 10 Americans celebrating and spending an average of nearly $80 per person on costumes, candy and decorations. Don't believe it? Look no farther than...
  • Commentary: Just say no to borrowing for street repairs

    Just say "No!" That's the only way for Aberdeen to deal with the cockamamie notion of borrowing millions to pay for road repairs. Road repairs don't last nearly as long as it generally takes those kinds of loans to be repaid, no matter how they're...
  • Bottleneck at I-95, Baltimore Beltway remains, possibly to promote use of new toll lanes [Editorial]

    Bottleneck at I-95, Baltimore Beltway remains, possibly to promote use of new toll lanes [Editorial]
    It's not much of a surprise that the Maryland State Highway Administration is again looking at making I-95 wider in Harford County from the Route 24 interchange south to the Baltimore County line and beyond. The state has dozens of projects in the long-...
  • More traffic study requested for MedStar project in Bel Air South

    More traffic study requested for MedStar project in Bel Air South
    MedStar Health's plan to build a $30 million medical facility on the outskirts of Bel Air, at Emmorton and Plumtree roads, cleared nearly every aspect of a Harford County Development Advisory Committee review Wednesday morning. The one exception was...
  • Utility repair work complete on Park Heights Ave. in Pikesville

    Utility repair work complete on Park Heights Ave. in Pikesville
    Crews have completed repairs to a leaking water main that had slowed traffic along Park Heights Avenue and Old Court Road in Pikesville, according to public works officials. The repairs were completed about 11 p.m. Wednesday, said Kurt Kocher, a...
  • B-W Parkway bridge work scheduled to roll again this weekend

    B-W Parkway bridge work scheduled to roll again this weekend
    Rollaway bridges: Take two. Crews will try again this weekend to replace the first of two bridges that span the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Nursery Road — a gateway to the airport business district — by rolling the old bridge out and...
  • BGE to spend at least $1 million fixing power outage problems in Roland Park

    BGE to spend at least $1 million fixing power outage problems in Roland Park
    On a night when Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. warned of possible power outages from a brewing nor'easter, BGE officials were in Roland Park, presenting plans to fix frequent outages on many of the community's streets. Roland Park residents have...
  • BWI slots: A losing wager

    BWI slots: A losing wager
    Annapolis may be located on the banks of the Severn River, but during the first three months of the year it often seems to be an island — so isolated are members of the General Assembly from real life. The gyrations of lawmakers over the high-stakes...
  • Design of new Watervale bridge near Bel Air consumes time, money

    Design of new Watervale bridge near Bel Air consumes time, money
    What may one day lay claim to being one of the longest running bridge replacement projects in the annals of the Harford County Department of Public Works had yet another design change order approved last week by the county Board of Estimates. For more...
  • Miller reports progress on transportation revenue

    Miller reports progress on transportation revenue
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller reported progress in discussions with Gov. Martin O'Malley on the issue of raising money for roads, bridges and transit projects, saying the governor could submit legislation of his own to fund transportation....