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.
County and state officials on Monday broke ground on the first step of a $180 million mixed-use project that will bring housing, office and retail space to a plot of land next to the Savage MARC station in Howard County.
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident in Baltimore on northbound I-95 just past Washington Boulevard. The incident involved three vehicles, but was off to the far right shoulder, according to MDOT reports.
David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later headed the Maryland Port Administration before being named in 1989 chief operating officer of the Port of New Orleans, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Mandeville, La. He was 71.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Officials with Amtrak are seeking the public's input as they begin a three-year study regarding the refurbishment – or replacement – of their 108-year-old railroad bridge across the Susquehanna River between Harford and Cecil counties.
As of 10:30, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that an earlier police activity in Carroll County has been cleared, and Route 32 is reopened south of Gamber. The incident had all but blocked Route 32 in the area of Miners Ridge Road.
A three-year state audit of the Maryland Transportation Authority released Thursday found significant problems with how the organization handles purchases and a failure by the authority to institute an adequate "disaster recovery plan" in case of a failure of its E-ZPass toll collection system.
Things have not gone according to plan for city and state officials and CSX Corp. executives in the Southwest Baltimore neighborhood of Morrell Park. State officials have pointed some blame at city officials for the neighborhood's proposed CSX truck-to-train cargo transfer facility having veered off track.
At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to the shoulder and not affecting travel lanes.
A bill that would block a U.S. subsidiary of the French national railway from bidding to become a partner in a $2.4 billion light rail project because of its role in the Holocaust would put federal funding of the project at "significant risk," the attorney general's office has concluded.