Emergency work to shore-up eroded soil near the Cold Spring light rail station will force the closure of it and two others -- Mt. Washington and Woodberry -- for three weeks, the Maryland Transit Administration said Wednesday.
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 after it was challenged by the NAACP.
In recent years, Maryland has been making significant progress improving the status of the thousands of bridges it maintains, according to the State Highway Administration — in part thanks to dramatic increases in annual funding under the state's new transportation tax structure.
Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed.
The poor state of our nation's infrastructure is shocking. Driving on Maryland roads in need of repair costs the state nearly $1.6 billion a year in operating costs and vehicle repairs; that's $422 per motorist. Congress should not only boost the Highway Trust Fund, but also take steps to incentivize public-private partnerships in infrastructure investment.
Instead of driving on May 30, commuters rode their bikes to work in the company of others, as part of Bike to Work Day, which was rescheduled from an original date of May 16 that was cancelled due to weather.
As cars whizzed by, state and county officials gathered on Old Columbia Road Thursday morning to break ground on a project to widen three miles of northbound Route 29 between Route 32 and Route 175 from two to three lanes.
Outside Pimlico Race Course, peanuts, barbecue and even jewelry were on sale for Preakness fans, as well as the "ice cold" water for a dollar offered by enterprising people at every major event in the city.
By By Ian Duncan and Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun
Community members and American Legion members on Thursday afternoon protested in front of the York Road site earmarked for 101 York student housing project. Opponents say it will effect on traffic, crime and parking in nearby neighborhoods. American Legion members say also the development will also environmentally adversely affect the stream bed on the legion's property.
Residents and American Legion members testified Tuesday against the 101 York student housing project at the Baltimore County Council taking issue with the development's size and impact on traffic and crime. County Councilman David Marks and business leaders say the mixed-use project fits both the county Master Plan and the Walkable Towson Plan while addressing a need to house Towson University students.
Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for full reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways this spring.
City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting large pieces of infrastructure such as retaining walls and the streets near them after the major collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week.