January 26, 2003
Four Anne Arundel County road improvement projects would be put on hold under the state construction budget proposed last week by Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., county officials said. Officials noted the state's projected $1.2 billion budget gap for the next fiscal year. All of the state-funded projects are for revitalization, which typically involves the addition of sidewalks and street lamps. The projects are planned for Route 170 from Interstate 895 to Route 648, Route 170 from Interstate 895 to Route 2, Route 256 in Deal and Route 648 in Glen Burnie.
July 6, 2007
Jazz concert -- The Women's Club of Linthicum Heights will present the Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition, at 6 p.m. Sunday at Linthicum Park, on Benton Avenue, off Route 170. Participants are asked to take chairs, blankets and coolers. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. The show will be canceled if it rains. Free. 410-859-3308.
June 17, 1996
The State Highway Administration will close the Route 175 bridge over the Amtrak tracks in Odenton from 10 p.m. tomorrowto 5 a.m. Wednesday.During the closure, workers will pour a concrete bridge deck as part of the $1.6 million project to replace and widen the now four-lane bridge. The project, expected to be completed next spring, will add a center turn lane.Motorists eastbound on Route 175 should use Route 32 east to Route 170 south to Route 175. Motorists traveling west on Route 175 should use Route 170 north to Route 32 west to Route 175.If weather delays the work, the bridge will be closed from 10 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday.
November 4, 2002
A new return loop, off Interstate 195, opens today, improving access to Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The loop leads back to the airport's departure and arrival areas, and to the parking garage. The traffic configuration will eliminate the need to use Aviation Boulevard (Route 170) and the stops at two traffic lights when returning to the airport. The loop was constructed as part of BWI's expansion plan.
December 20, 1995
The State Highway Administration plans to add lanes and widen a bridge at the Interstate 195-Aviation Boulevard interchange near Baltimore-Washington International Airport.The project is to start early next year and take more than a year.Traffic volume in the area has increased steadily, creating a need for better and safer access to both roads, said SHA spokesman Chuck Brown.Interstate 195 takes motorists from Interstate 95, past industrial and business parks, to the passenger terminal at the airport.
December 23, 2007
Two people died yesterday in accidents on area roads. A 49-year-old man was killed last night in a two-car collision on Interstate 83 between Northern Parkway and Ruxton Road in Baltimore County. The man, whose name was not released, was driving north on I-83 about 6:30 p.m. when his car struck the back of a Volvo, said Sgt. Doug Cawman of the state police Golden Ring barracks. The man's Acura then struck the guardrail, Cawman said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Volvo was not injured, police said.