This weekend's warm weather was only a tease, it seems — two storms this week could bring more than 5 inches of rain and snow in parts of the Baltimore region, according to the National Weather Service.
By By Colin Campbell and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
A few days after the snow storm and deep freeze, I had just come back from a warehouse run for my store, and I was trying to find parking, a typically non-problematic situation exacerbated by the no-parking cones and signs for the water pipe construction project that began along Union Avenue and Falls Road back in the waning days of August.
I was unable to attend the December meeting of the Roland Park Civic League and missed a presentation by New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corporation. These owners of the Cross Keys Shopping Center came to present plans for proposed renovations there.
Baltimore will spend more than $2 million to extend the Jones Falls Trail by another 3.1 miles from the Cylburn Arboretum to the Mount Washington Light Rail stop under an agreement approved Wednesday by the city's spending panel.
With several new housing developments planned around the historic district, some residents are drawing a line. Disrupt the charm of the old town, they say, and Ellicott City's appeal could suffer, too. They're starting a petition drive to ask the county not to have a stake in building and renting housing units in the historic district.
All lanes have been reopened on MD 150 in Dundalk on Thursday morning after the clearing of an accident involving a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle, according to Baltimore County Police and the state Department of Transportation.
City, county and neighborhood groups are coalescing around efforts to change the Route 1 strip, once known for its car dealerships and now a hodgepodge of pizza places, convenience stores and takeout Chinese, poorly-lit and lined by old sidewalks.
As the Baltimore region thaws out with a balmy weekend, roads, pipes and other infrastructure weakened by this week's below-freezing temperatures are expected to be damaged further by the swift rise in temperatures to the lower 60s Saturday.
The development, known as Little Patuxent Square, will include 160 rental units, a small portion of which will be affordable units, 10,145 square feet of retail space, 126,181 square feet of office space and underground and above ground parking facilities.
A three-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 North prior to the U.S. 1 Alternate (Caton Avenue) exit closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:55 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
On a morning when people are awakening to snow in many areas, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting several incidents at 7 a.m., the most serious being a utility incident in the city on Washington Blvd at Bush street that has several northbound lane closed. Only one lane gets by, according to MDOT.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and county government leaders say they will press the General Assembly to restore hundreds of millions of dollars a year in funding for local transportation projects. But state lawmakers say the local officials will have a tough sell.
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record, including a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of eras in our history, the celebration of another and possibly the beginning of another of historical proportions.
A crash with injury involving an overturned vehicle in Glen Burnie on MD 2 North at the Interstate 695 West ramp has closed the southbound right off-ramp lane at 8:32 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state transportation department and Anne Arundel County Police.
Ever get nabbed for parking illegally in the path of a Baltimore City street sweeper? You weren't alone in 2013: Parking enforcement agents handed out more than 41,000 tickets for that offense alone, to the tune of $2.1 million for city coffers.
The average rush-hour commuter will pay about $3.50 in daily round-trip tolls to use the new express lanes being built along Interstate 95 north of Baltimore, according to a rate structure approved by the Maryland Transportation Authority's board on Thursday.
Legislation that clarifies Baltimore County's food truck regulations was introduced to the Baltimore County Council Monday night, and if passed, would allow the popular mobile vendors to continue to cater to the downtown Towson business crowd.
A two-vehicle collision in Parkville on the outer loop of Interstate 695 prior to Harford Road has closed the outer loop right shoulder at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.