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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | February 18, 2013
An incident on Interstate 895 north of Exit 9 northbound has closed the entrance ramp around 8 a.m. Monday, state Department of Transportation officials said. MTA says that its buses, the Metro Subway and light rail are running on time and are operating on the regular weekday schedule, but that there is no MARC train nor commuter bus service. Text NEWS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun local news text alerts
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
Unscheduled roadwork on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the MD 2 (Hanover Street) exit has closed the northbound right off ramp at 8:25 a.m. Monday, according to state Department of Transportation. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation reported a crash on Pratt Street at Schroeder Street at 8:02 a.m. Eastbound Pratt Street traffic is being detoured north on Schroeder Street, Baltimore DOT said. In Baltimore's surrounding areas, a utility problem in Garrison on MD 140 South at Greenspring Valley Road has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder for more than two hours since DOT first reported the incident at 6:37 a.m. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 9:15 a.m. that trains and buses were running on schedule.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 20, 2013
As one highway ramp in Brooklyn reopens, another is set to close. A ramp designed to carry South Baltimore traffic onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 895 that has been closed for nearly six months is set to reopen on Saturday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. A week later, a ramp carrying southbound I-895 traffic into the same part of the city - near Potee Street and Patapsco Avenue, in Brooklyn - will close, at least for several months. Both moves are the result of an ongoing, $12.6 million state transportation project to replace the decks of the bridges that carry I-895 over Patapsco Avenue and Potee and Hanover streets, the MdTA said.
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September 11, 2012
SHA closing Beltway ramp to Frederick Road for a month The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) closed the ramp from I-695 South (Beltway outer loop) to Route 144 (Frederick Road) on Sept. 9.  The temporary ramp closure is expected to last approximately one month and is part of SHA's $16.5 million project to replace the Frederick Road bridge over the Baltimore Beltway and improve safety and traffic operations at the interchange. The new bridge will be slightly taller, to accommodate truck traffic, and that requires the ramp to be raised slightly.  The ramp will re-open in mid- October, weather permitting.
NEWS
December 2, 2009
A Havre de Grace man died in an early-morning crash Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 at the eastbound ramp to Interstate 695, according to Maryland State Police. Police responded to the scene about 6:40 a.m. and found that a pickup truck had collided with a tractor-trailer at the ramp. The driver of the pickup, 62-year-old Harvey Fisher, died at the scene, while the driver of the tractor-trailer, Raymond Shelton Jr., 53, of Lincoln, Del., suffered minor injuries, police said. Troopers say Fisher was driving his pickup south on I-95 in the left lane when he swerved across several lanes, apparently to get to the exit to the Beltway.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 13, 2013
A major connector ramp taking downtown traffic to northbound Interstate 95 in Baltimore will be closed Saturday for routine inspections, the Maryland Transportation Authority said Wednesday. The ramp from southbound Interstate 395, which both South Howard and West Conway streets feed into near Camden Yards, will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., officials said. Inspections of the ramp occur annually and are routine, officials said. Northbound I-95 traffic will be detoured onto southbound I-95 and then Caton Avenue before being turned back onto northbound I-95, officials said.
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September 18, 1992
A Baltimore Beltway exit ramp was closed last night as crews cleaned up a 3,000-gallon gasoline spill that police said was caused when a garbage truck rear-ended a gasoline tanker.The accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. yesterday when the truck struck the back of the tanker as it drove onto the ramp at Quarantine Road in the city, near the Anne Arundel County line, police said.No one was injured in the accident. The drivers' names were not available.The Department of the Environment was called to the scene to clean up the gasoline that seeped into the soil.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2012
A combination of diesel fuel and sugar from an overturned tractor trailer closed the I-95 north ramp onto Route 100 west in Laurel early Thursday. Crews from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to the accident just after midnight. The truck was carrying 40,000 pounds of sugar and was leaking 60 gallons of diesel fuel. The services' special operations unit, which conducts hazardous materials mitigation, worked with Maryland Department of Environment and State Highway Administration to clear the scene and minimize the impact of the spill.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 22, 2003
A flatbed tractor-trailer hauling steel overturned yesterday evening on a ramp from the Baltimore Beltway to Interstate 97, injuring the driver and spilling part of its load and some diesel fuel, authorities reported. The incident occurred about 6:20 p.m. as the driver was leaving the Beltway's inner loop. The crash ruptured one of the truck's two 50-gallon diesel fuel saddle tanks, said Division Chief John Scholz of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Scholz said about 20 gallons of fuel spilled, but was prevented from entering nearby Cabin Branch Creek by firefighters and HazMat crews.
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By Matt Ebnet and Matt Ebnet,Sun Staff Writer | September 2, 1994
It's been about a year since the State Highway Administration closed the Route 32 exit ramp to U.S. 1 in Savage because too many cars were getting hit while nudging their way into traffic.The State Highway Administration replaced that ramp with an intersection that includes a traffic light for vehicles coming off TTC Route 32 -- a change that pleases highway officials and residents.Accident figures are not available for 1994, but in 1993 there were three ramp-related accidents, two that happened before the July 1993 closing of the ramp.
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