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Traffic: Incidents mar roadways after snowstorm

On a Thursday morning after the Baltimore region was pounded with an overnight snowstorm, several incidents forced shutdowns on local roadways, according to the state Department of Transportation.

DOT reported that a collision in White Marsh on Interstate 95 North past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:46 a.m.

A collision in Aberdeen on I-95 South past the MD 22 (Churchville Road) exit has closed the southbound right shoulder at 8:27 a.m., DOT said.

A two-vehicle collision in Havre De Grace on I-95 North at MD 155 (Level Road) has closed the northbound right shoulder at 7:03 a.m., DOT said.

And wind restrictions on the U.S. 50 East at the Bay Bridge has closed the westbound left lane since 4:51 a.m., DOT said.

The State Highway Administration said on Thursday morning that extra troopers are on storm patrol statewide. More than 150 additional troopers will assist the state's response to the latest snowstorm, SHA said.

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said that all vehicles traveling on Baltimore City roads must be equipped with snow tires, weather radials or chains. Baltimore DOT said that Charm City Circulator service has been suspended on Thursday.

The Maryland Transportation Authority said at 9 a.m. that the Bay Bridge is under Wind Restriction I conditions with sustained winds or gusts between 40-49 mph. Empty box trailers, house trailers or any vehicles deemed by law enforcement as unsafe to cross are prohibited from traveling on the bridge, MdTA said.

The Maryland Transit Administration said on Thursday that MARC train and commuter bus service has been suspended and reported minor local bus, light rail and mobility vehicle delays at 9 a.m.

MTA reported several changes it its local bus service, including suspended service to bus lines No. 3 and No. 19 to the Goucher and Taylor area due to a disabled 18-wheeler truck.

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