Maryland State Police arrested a motorist who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 95 in Harford County Thursday night only to be apprehended while driving through traffic stalled by emergency road repair, authorities said on Friday.
A collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Arbutus at Southwestern Boulevard has closed the inner loop left traffic lane and inner loop left shoulder at 8:26 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The premise that motorists are not allowed to drive fast enough on some of Maryland's highways is the apparent rationale behind a bill that passed 39-7 last week in the state Senate. The bill would raise the state's top speed limit from 65 to an unjustifiable 70 miles per hour.
Alternating closures of the two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel will continue for the foreseeable future during off-peak traffic periods as crews continue emergency repairs to an underground sump pump and water line, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
The State Highway Administration has been awarded a $200,000 federal planning grant for the installation of a state-of-the-art real-time travel information system on three congested traffic arteries between Baltimore and Washington, the Federal Highway Administration said Tuesday.
Baltimore transportation officials said peak hour parking restrictions will be enforced Monday morning in preparation for the morning commute. Vehicles must be moved from marked streets to avoid ticketing or towing.
A two-vehicle collision on MD 100 West in Hanover prior to Arundel Mills Boulevard has closed the westbound left traffic lane and westbound left shoulder at 8:50 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
There are about 80 structurally deficient bridges in Maryland maintained by the state. You'd think fixing them would be the top priority for state highway funds. But the Maryland Department of Transportation too often invests taxpayer money on extravagant highway expansion projects.
A three-vehicle collision on MD 100 East in Elkridge at Intestate 95 has closed all eastbound traffic lanes and the eastbound left shoulder at 8:29 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
West Towson Elementary parents say many motorists pass school buses that stop to pick up or drop off children on York Road. Some cars are speeding; others run red lights. But parents say that too often, police do little about it. That was not the case Friday; at least two motorists were seen being pulled over by the police.
While transportation officials ordered the immediate inspection of 27 bridges last week after concrete fell from a Prince George's County overpass onto a car passing below it, Maryland has dozens of other spans that similarly are designated as structurally deficient.
Maryland's top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George's County woman's car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside.
After a piece of concrete fell onto a car driving on Suitland Road under the Capital Beltway bridge in the Washington, D.C. area on Tuesday, Acting Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn ordered the inspection of 27 state-owned bridges in similar condition.
Bel Air area Del. Susan McComas says the first inkling she got that the State Highway Administration had reversed its position on Route 924 access for the controversial proposed Bel Air South Walmart came during an annual reception held for legislators and local officials hosted in Annapolis on Jan. 22 by members of Harford County's business community.
Motorized vehicles remain the number one killer of our young people ages 4 to 34 in Maryland; it's time to revisit our car-centric culture and make a few changes that can save lives and go a long way toward restoring civility with our fellow travelers.
All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A large outpouring of sympathy and tributes is expected in Bel Air Saturday as people pay their respects to Capt. Erik Steciak, the paramedic working for the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company who died in the line of duty responding to an accident call on Jan. 6.
The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold a public information meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14., on its plans to replace a bridge along Route 7 over one of the tributaries of Bynum Run in Abingdon.
West Ring Factory Road, in the vicinity of Tollgate Road and Somerville Road southwest of Bel Air, will be closed to all through traffic for approximately three weeks between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility construction, Harford County Public Works announced.
A disabled vehicle on the Jones Falls Expressway South in Baltimore City at the Falls Road exit has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 8:28 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The State Highway Administration has opened 39 new truck parking spaces at the Interstate 95 South rest area and welcome center in Howard County, signaling the completion of a $5.5 million project, the organization announced Thursday.