In Brief

IN BRIEF

October 05, 2008

Golf tournament likely to create road congestion

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Baltimore County police warn that traffic could be heavier than usual tomorrow through Oct. 12 along the Shawan Road area in Hunt Valley because of the Constellation Energy Classic Golf tournament at the Hayfields Country Club. There will be no parking along Shawan Road during the tournament, which has a rain date of Oct. 13. Parking will be available at a farm near the event. The most likely times for congestion from the tournament are from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A portion of Mays Chapel Road by the golf course also will be closed during the week. Information: 410-887-2210.

City trash drop-off sites going to winter hours

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Baltimore's sanitation drop-off locations will return to their regular fall/winter hours starting tomorrow. The Quarantine Road Sanitary Landfill, 6100 Quarantine Road, will be open for resident drop-off from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and haulers may use the location from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Western Sanitation Yard at 701 Reedbird Ave., the Eastern Sanitation Yard at 6101 Bowleys Lane, and the Northwest Sanitation Yard at 2840 Sisson St. will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Northwest Transfer Station, 5030 Reisterstown Road, will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Those locations are available for debris, recycling, bulk trash and electronics recycling during those times. Three other locations are available only for drop-off of single-stream recyclable items: the York Road Substation, 4325 York Road, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; the Calverton Road Substation, 239 Calverton Road, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday; and the Lewin Substation, 4410 Lewin Ave., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday.

FOR THE RECORD - A news brief in Sunday's editions about traffic congestion in the Hunt Valley area listed the incorrect location of this week's Constellation Energy Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament is being held at the Baltimore Country Club at Five Farms.
The Baltimore Sun regrets the errors.

Downtown street closures planned today for race

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Baltimore transportation officials are warning motorists of temporary lane closures planned for this morning in downtown to accommodate the Susie's Cause 5K Run and Walk. The event for colon cancer awareness is set to begin and end at Market Place and Water Street. Temporary lane closures are planned from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Lombard, Pratt, President, Aliceanna, Caroline, Fleet and Boston streets.

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