Traffic: Accident on U.S. 50 westbound at Route 450

Delays on light rail line

August 27, 2012

As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on U.S. 50 westbound at Md. 450, due to an accident.

Accidents were slowing traffic on the outer loop of I-695 near Security Boulevard in Baltimore County, Hollins Ferry Road near Hammonds Ferry Road in Baltimore County, Route 32 eastbound near I-95 in Howard County, the Belair Bypass near Route 24 in Harford County, Carroll Island Road near Eastern Avenue in Middle River, and Mayfield Avenue near Windsor Mill Road in Baltimore County.

Hanover Street is closed between Pratt and Lombard streets in Baltimore City, due to Grand Prix preparations.

Traffic was slow on I-895 near the Steel Bridge, due to construction activity.

Monument Street is closed between Wolfe Street and Patterson Park Avenue in East Baltimore, due to sinkhole repairs. Maryland Transit Administration bus 35 has been diverted.

Maryland Transit Administration buses 36 and 51 have been diverted from Monroe Street due to a sinkhole.

The bus stop on Pratt Street at Sharp Street has been discontinued temporarily due to installation of a racetrack barrier for the Baltimore Grand Prix. This affects MTA bus route numbers 7, 11, 19, 19X and 35.

Until further notice, the No. 14 bus stop located northbound on Crain Highway at Furnace Branch Road has been temporarily relocated due to construction.

The MTA is advising light rail patrons to expect delays between Hunt Valley and the Cromwell and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport stations.

There are no other delays reported on Baltimore area transit systems.

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