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August 25, 1994
Route 194 (Woodsboro Pike) will be closed to traffic again between LeGore Bridge Road and LeGore Road from 7 p.m. tomorrow to 6 a.m. Monday for safety improvements at the Maryland Midland Railway crossing.Work started last week was not completed because of the weather.Signs and flag posts will direct motorists to use LeGore Bridge Road, Clyde Young Road and LeGore Road as the detour route.Crews will install overhead railroad crossing warning lights, a prefabricated concrete road crossing surface and asphalt approaches.
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NEWS
April 21, 2013
The State Highway Administration is warning motorists to expect lane closures on Md. Route 194 (Frederick Street/York Street) in Taneytown beginning Monday as crews patch and resurface the one mile of Route 194 in the city limits. Lane closures will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. SHA will use flagging crews, signs, cones and barrels to guide motorists through the work zone. The project will begin Monday and will be complete in late May, weather permitting.
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NEWS
June 28, 1995
FIRE* Taneytown: Taneytown and Harney responded to a hazardous materials incident at Route 194 and Commerce Street. Units were out 15 minutes.
NEWS
By SHERIDAN LYONS and SHERIDAN LYONS,SUN REPORTER | October 2, 2005
Taneytown officials say they were pleased to learn that Carroll County officials have put a long-planned town bypass back on the priority list for state road projects. "That's an appropriate reaction," said Steven C. Horn, county director of planning, noting that the priority list is the first step in a long process. "It's been part of the county's wish list for over 20 years." "We're back on the list," said Mayor W. Robert Flickinger. "We call it an `extension.' Don't say `bypass.'" Nancy B. McCormick, Taneytown's director of economic development, said she calls it "an accessor or connector, not a bypass.
NEWS
August 18, 1994
Section of Route 194 to close for repairsRoute 194 (Woodsboro Pike) in Frederick County will be closed between LeGore Bridge Road and LeGore Road from 7 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday for safety improvements at the Maryland Midland Railway crossing, the State Highway Administration has announced.Signs and flag posts will detour motorists to LeGore Bridge Road, Clyde Young Road and LeGore Road.Improvements include the installation of overhead railroad crossing warning lights, a prefabricated concrete road crossing surface and asphalt approaches.
NEWS
January 20, 1999
FiresTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 8: 58 p.m. Monday to a fire alarm in the 6400 block of Keysville Road. Units were out 30 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 3: 48 p.m. Monday to an auto fire on Route 194 at Stone Road. Units were out one hour.Pub Date: 1/20/99
NEWS
January 31, 1995
FIRE* Keymar: Union Bridge, Taneytown and New Midway of Frederick County responded to a chimney fire on Middleburg Road at 8:53 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 43 minutes.* Taneytown: Taneytown responded to a brush fire on Route 194 at Reifsnyder Road at 11:08 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 19 minutes.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | August 5, 1999
Westminster Police Chief Samuel R. Leppo was killed yesterday in Frederick County when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by two vehicles, state police said.Leppo, 53, of Union Bridge was off duty. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Walkersville, police said.Police said Leppo was driving a 1995 Mazda pickup south on Route 194 about 2: 45 p.m. when a 1988 Dodge Aries pulled onto Route 194 from eastbound Fountain Rock Road and struck the passenger side of Leppo's truck.
NEWS
December 10, 1996
FireNew Windsor: Firefighters from Union Bridge and Taneytown assisted New Windsor at 3: 49 p.m. Saturday, responding for a house fire in the 3300 block of Lowman Lane. Units were out 35 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 10: 29 p.m. Friday to investigate a report of a fire on Crouse Mill Road at Route 194. Units were out 25 minutes.Pub Date: 12/10/96
NEWS
February 13, 1998
Responding to protests, Taneytown City Council has deferred a plan to extend Maryland Avenue from Commerce Street to Route 194.Prospective residents of the Freestate Heights subdivision urged the council on Monday to retain an existing cul-de-sac on Maryland Avenue, leaving Commerce Street as the only access. The affected section of the subdivision is a self-help project of 22 single-family homes sponsored by Interfaith Housing of Western Maryland."Our 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds will ride their bikes in the streets," said parent representative Jodi A. DaRoja.
NEWS
November 4, 2004
Taneytown roadway to be improved with grant Taneytown's main street will be repaved and beautified under a $3.2 million State Highway Administration streetscape project announced yesterday. Construction is to begin in the spring of 2006 on a little more than a mile of Baltimore Street (Route 140) from the traffic circle at Old Taneytown Road (Route 832) to Harney Road, state and town officials said. The project will include improvements to the intersection of Baltimore Street with Frederick and York streets (Route 194)
NEWS
July 14, 2002
The Carroll County Department of Public Works has announced road construction projects for this week. For information on the following projects, call the Bureau of Engineering, 410-386-2171. Pipe work and shoulder backup: Bullfrog Road from Baumgardner Road to Route 140. Headwalls and shoulder backup: Bullfrog Road from Route 140 to Frederick County line. Pipe work: Buckhorn Road from Route 97 to Woodbine Road; Gillis Road from Woodbine Road to Route 27; Hoods Mill Road from Route 97 to Woodbine Road; Forest Stream Club Road; Keysville Road South from Keysville-Bruceville Road to Route 77. Paving: Buckhorn Road from Route 97 to the dirt section.
NEWS
By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | August 7, 2001
Two men were killed and a third was injured yesterday when their pickup truck struck a tractor-trailer trying to back into a driveway along a foggy stretch of Route 194 between Taneytown and Keymar, state police said. A cement mixer and a second pickup truck also struck the tractor-trailer shortly after 7 a.m. in the 2000 block of Francis Scott Key Highway (Route 194) near Reifsnider Road. Police closed the road for about six hours as vehicles and about a yard of spilled concrete were removed.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | August 5, 1999
Westminster Police Chief Samuel R. Leppo was killed yesterday in Frederick County when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by two vehicles, state police said.Leppo, 53, of Union Bridge was off duty. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Walkersville, police said.Police said Leppo was driving a 1995 Mazda pickup south on Route 194 about 2: 45 p.m. when a 1988 Dodge Aries pulled onto Route 194 from eastbound Fountain Rock Road and struck the passenger side of Leppo's truck.
NEWS
January 20, 1999
FiresTaneytown: Firefighters responded at 8: 58 p.m. Monday to a fire alarm in the 6400 block of Keysville Road. Units were out 30 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 3: 48 p.m. Monday to an auto fire on Route 194 at Stone Road. Units were out one hour.Pub Date: 1/20/99
NEWS
February 13, 1998
Responding to protests, Taneytown City Council has deferred a plan to extend Maryland Avenue from Commerce Street to Route 194.Prospective residents of the Freestate Heights subdivision urged the council on Monday to retain an existing cul-de-sac on Maryland Avenue, leaving Commerce Street as the only access. The affected section of the subdivision is a self-help project of 22 single-family homes sponsored by Interfaith Housing of Western Maryland."Our 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds will ride their bikes in the streets," said parent representative Jodi A. DaRoja.
NEWS
By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | September 2, 1994
The Maryland State Police got their man, but three patrol cars were damaged in a pursuit on Route 194 that started in Frederick and ended in the Taneytown area of Carroll County about 3:45 p.m. yesterday.Officers said the driver of the fleeing vehicle struck a utility pole, a dump truck and the three patrol cars before police stopped him on Francis Scott Key Highway (Route 194).The chase started in the city of Frederick when the driver was pulled over for a traffic violation, police said.
NEWS
July 19, 1994
FIRE* New Windsor: Engines from New Windsor and Union Bridge were dispatched to answer an alarm in the 1200 block of New Windsor Road at 2:52 p.m. Sunday. They were out of service for 30 minutes.* Union Bridge: Equipment from Union Bridge and New Midway in Frederick County was used to clean up after an accident and spill on Route 194 at 4:29 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 25 minutes.* Taneytown: Units from Taneytown, Harney and Union Bridge were called out for a silo fire on Allendale Lane at 6:10 p.m. Friday.
NEWS
By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | November 20, 1997
The railroad crossing on Taneytown's main thoroughfare, East Baltimore Street, will be closed for construction from 7 p.m. tomorrow to noon Monday.The State Highway Administration and Maryland Midland Railway Co. timed the project to reduce its impact on weekday commuters and on tractor-trailer traffic that uses the street daily. Route 140, known as Baltimore Street in Taneytown, is the heavily traveled link between major routes to Frederick, Gettysburg, Pa., and Baltimore.A detour route that will be in effect during the construction is designed primarily for heavy trucks that side streets in Taneytown cannot handle, said highway administration traffic engineer Donald Distance.
NEWS
June 13, 1997
FiresTaneytown: Firefighters from Harney, Union Bridge, Emmitsburg in Frederick County, and Littlestown and Kingsdale in Adams County, Pa., assisted Taneytown at 10: 01 p.m. Wednesday, responding to a furnace fire in the 500 block of Daisy Drive. Units were out 26 minutes.Union Bridge: Firefighters responded at 12: 25 p.m. Wednesday to a fire alarm in the 100 block of Broadway. Units were out 12 minutes.Taneytown: Firefighters responded at 8: 56 p.m. Monday to a trash fire on Route 194. Units were out 34 minutes.
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