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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 18, 2013
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has posted road closures and traffic modifications for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness Stakes and InfieldFest at Pimlico Race Course . DOT says Saturday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the southbound Jones Falls Expressway exit ramp to eastbound Northern Parkway will be closed, and motorists will be redirected to the Cold Spring Lane exits. Cylburn Avenue from Northern Parkway to Greenspring Avenue will also be closed at that time, DOT said.
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By Justin Orlove and Justin Orlove,SUN STAFF | May 14, 2004
The city Office of Transportation has announced street closings and temporary changes in traffic patterns to minimize congestion tomorrow near Pimlico Race Course for the Preakness Stakes. The changes, which are set to begin at 10 p.m. today and last through 8 p.m. tomorrow, include: Rogers Avenue will be one-way westbound from Woodcrest Avenue to Park Heights Avenue. Winner Avenue will be one-way northbound from Hayward Avenue to Northern Parkway. Manhattan Avenue will be one-way eastbound from Winner Avenue to Pimlico Road.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 16, 2002
The city Office of Transportation and Maryland Jockey Club have announced street closings and temporary changes in traffic patterns aimed at minimizing congestion as thousands of people converge on Pimlico Race Course for tomorrow's Black-Eyed Susan Day and Saturday's 127th running of the Preakness Stakes. From 10 p.m. today through 8 p.m. Saturday: Rogers Avenue will be one-way westbound from Woodcrest Avenue to Park Heights Avenue. Winner Avenue will be one-way northbound from Hayward Avenue to Rogers.
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December 2, 2003
A woman killed Nov. 23 in a fiery crash on the Northern Parkway bridge above Perring Parkway was identified yesterday by city police as a 19-year-old Parkville resident. The victim, Ashley Thompson of the 2500 block of Perring Woods Road, was driving a 1995 BMW east on Northern Parkway when it crashed into a westbound 1991 Ford Tempo and burst into flames. Dental records were used to identify Thompson, who was trapped in the burning car and died at the scene, police said. The driver of the Tempo, Kenneth Fowlkes, 42, of the 1700 block of Waverly Way, was released yesterday from Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
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March 17, 2001
The Baltimore Police Department is warning motorists that several roads will be closed for today's funeral services for Agent Michael J. Cowdery Jr. The Mass of Christian burial at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5300 N. Charles St., will require that Charles Street be closed between Northern Parkway and Homeland Avenue from 7 a.m. to about 1 p.m. The procession to Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium will proceed from the cathedral...
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By The Baltimore Sun | December 12, 2010
Four people, including two Baltimore paramedics, were injured Saturday night when a city ambulance collided with another vehicle at Northern Parkway and Reisterstown Road. The accident occurred around 9 p.m., according to Chief Kevin Cartwright, the Baltimore Fire Department spokesman. The injuries were minor, Cartwright said. He did not identify the injured parties.
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May 19, 2006
The Baltimore Department of Transportation is advising motorists of street closures and other traffic restrictions around the Pimlico Race Course before and after tomorrow's running of the Preakness Stakes, and officials are warning anyone traveling in Northwest Baltimore to expect delays and to seek alternate routes. Officials are urging people who attend the race to park in commercial lots or use public transportation. Special traffic patterns - including making two-way streets one-way - are in effect through 8 p.m. Saturday on 14 roads around the track, including Rogers, Winner, Sulgrave, Rusk and Woodcrest avenues.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 7, 2012
Traffic is likely to be impacted in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties today by the funeral procession for Forrest "Dino" Taylor, a veteran Baltimore City police officer who died Aug. 29, according to Maryland State Police. Taylor, 44, of Annapolis, was injured in the line of duty in a crash at a stoplight in Mount Vernon on Feb. 18. He died after complications from surgery stemming from the injuries he sustained in the crash, police said. Taylor was a 17-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, and is survived by his wife and two children.
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May 14, 1993
TRAFFIC ADVISORYStreet closures, parking restrictions and special traffic patterns have been announced for the 118th Preakness tomorrow. Motorists are advised to leave early and use buses, car pools and shuttle services to minimize delay.Getting to Pimlico (I-695): Motorists may get to Pimlico Race Course from the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) via Park Heights Avenue (Exit 21), Reisterstown Road (Exit 20) or Liberty Road (exit 18).Jones Falls Expressway (I-83): The access ramp from the southbound JFX to eastbound Northern Parkway will be closed Preakness Day. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the access ramp to westbound Northern Parkway from southbound I-83 (JFX)
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