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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2014
State Highway Administration bridge inspectors closed the westbound Interstate 70 between I-695 and Route 29 on Friday at 4 p.m. shortly after finding the beginning of a small crack in a steel girder under the I-70 bridge over the Patapsco River, according to Lora Rakowski, a public information officer for the SHA. The highway connecting Baltimore with Ellicott City and points west in Maryland is expected to be closed until 5 a.m. Monday while repairs...
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2014
Vacationers heading back to the Baltimore area from the Eastern Shore Monday night were experiencing some of the worst traffic of the summer. As late as 8 p.m., cars heading westbound were backed up to Exit 42, the east side of Kent Narrows Bridge, or about 5.4 miles from the Bay Bridge, according to a recorded traffic report. There were no delays for eastbound traffic, according to the traffic report. mary.mccauley@baltsun.com
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By Michael Dresser | April 12, 2008
Westbound drivers on the Bay Bridge will be affected by lane closings during the next two weeks, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Next week, the westbound right lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The westbound left lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19. The following week will bring overnight closings on the westbound span, during which traffic will run in two directions on the eastbound bridge.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2014
State Highway Administration bridge inspectors closed the westbound Interstate 70 between I-695 and Route 29 on Friday at 4 p.m. shortly after finding the beginning of a small crack in a steel girder under the I-70 bridge over the Patapsco River, according to Lora Rakowski, a public information officer for the SHA. The highway connecting Baltimore with Ellicott City and points west in Maryland is expected to be closed until 5 a.m. Monday while repairs...
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 14, 1997
A three-car accident on the Bay Bridge last night injured five people and backed up traffic for three miles, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said.Police said a westbound 1993 Hyundai hit the rear of a 1992 Oldsmobile about 7: 30 p.m., then overturned and hit a 1991 Acura that also was westbound.State police helicopters took a 4-year-old child to the pediatric unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital and another victim to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Three others were treated at Anne Arundel Medical Center, police said.
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March 17, 1994
Unidentified pedestrian struck, killed by vanAn unidentified man walking along Quarterfield Road was struck and killed Tuesday by a van driven by a Severn man, county police reported.The man was walking in a westbound lane at 7:41 p.m. when he was struck by a westbound 1990 Ford van about 20 feet west of the intersection with Old Quarterfield Road, police said. The rTC victim, who was carrying no identification, was pronounced dead at the scene.Police have identified the driver of the van as Chauncey W. Harris of the 900 block of South Wieker Road in Severn.
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January 13, 1991
The MTA has scheduled the following changes in bus routes for this week. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.Temporary reroutingsUntil midnight tonight, Fayette Street will be closed between Pine and Greene streets, necessitating the following rerouting:No. 1 northbound, No. 2 westbound -- Via regular route on Fayette to Greene, then south on Greene, west on Lombard Street, north on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, west on Fayette, then via regular route.
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July 18, 2010
Maryland transportation officials are warning motorists they will shut down the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge late Sunday. They will close one-lane of the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge at 9 p.m. Sunday evening, and close the entire eastbound span before midnight Sunday, according to a transportation department official. The span will remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday morning to accommodate repairs. Two-way traffic will operate on the westbound side of the bridge when the entire eastbound portion is closed.
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January 23, 2002
The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration will temporarily close westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 70, for 15-minute intervals, daily through Friday. The work is part of the reconstruction of the interchange between I-70 and Interstate 270 in Frederick County. Work will begin each evening at 7 and continue until 5 a.m. Single lanes will be closed in both directions beginning at 7 p.m. About 10 p.m., all lanes will be closed for 15 minutes in periodic intervals.
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September 30, 1990
The MTA has scheduled the following changes in bus routes for this week. For more information, call 539-5000; TTY for the hearing-impaired, 539-3497.Temporary reroutingsBecause of the Highlandtown Festival today, Eastern Avenue will be closed between Highland Avenue and Haven Street from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The following buses will be temporarily rerouted:* No. 10 -- Eastbound, via regular route to Eastern and Highland, then south on Highland, east on Fleet...
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2014
All lanes have been reopened on the westbound Bay Bridge with the clearing of an early morning accident with injury on Wednesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MdTA first reported the multi-vehicle crash at 3:53 a.m., stating that the left and center lanes were blocked. At around 7:30 a.m., MdTA reported that units were clearing the accident and delays stretched two-and-a-half miles. MdTA reported the crash cleared around 8:04 a.m. A crash with injury on I-95 South at Exit 35 - MD 216/Scaggsville Road has the left lanes and left shoulder closed at 9:30 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder. In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of Mountain Road at Lea Road in the Pasadena area of Anne Arundel is still affecting traffic in both directions. Also in Anne Arundel, the Department of Public Works is reporting that utility crews are working to repair a 20-inch water main break in Jessup.
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By Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 30, 2014
All but one westbound lane of Cold Spring Lane near the ramp for Interstate 83 that had been closed by a water main break early Thursday morning were reopened in time for the evening commute, a Baltimore Department of Transportation official said. City workers spent all day Thursday fixing the 12-inch main break, near Falls Road, which was reported at around 6 a.m. But just as water was restored around 5:30 p.m., the main broke again, Department of Public Works spokesman Jeffrey Raymond said.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2013
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday that westbound Madison Street is closed at Charles Street due to water main repairs. Department of Public works spokesman Kurt Kocher said that a six-inch water main break on the unit block of westbound Madison Street that occurred on Wednesday evening has been repaired, and on Thursday morning crews are repairing the road. Traffic is being detoured northbound onto Charles Street, and traffic impact is moderate, transportation officials said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | September 29, 2013
The westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has reopened after being shut down Sunday evening for a fire, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. Officials said there was a fire underneath the bridge, which has since been put out. The MdTA announced the bridge was closed at about 6:30 p.m. and that it had reopened at about 8 p.m. Authorities warned there would still be traffic delays for some time after the bridge had reopened. cwells@baltsun.com twitter.com/cwellssun
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2013
More closures to the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge are expected next week, as maintenance work continues, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The westbound span will close at 9 p.m. each night Monday through Wednesday, and not reopen until 7 a.m. the following mornings, officials said. During those times, two-way traffic will operate on the eastbound span. A single lane of the westbound span will also be closed Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., officials said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 13, 2002
A 33-year-old Cockeysville man with a history of mental problems committed suicide yesterday morning by leaping in front of a tractor-trailer on westbound Interstate 70, west of Ellicott City, Maryland State Police said. Police closed the westbound lanes for about 90 minutes while emergency workers investigated and cleared the scene, Trooper Shaft Hunter said. The man, whose name was not released at the request of his family, left no note, but police were able to determine it was a suicide from witness accounts of the 7:15 a.m. accident, Hunter said.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,SUN STAFF | July 16, 1996
Two people were seriously injured in a head-on collision on Route 32 in east Columbia Sunday when a driver drove against the flow of traffic, Howard County police said.Herbert Francis Larrimore, 55, of the 11200 block of Scaggsville Road in North Laurel and Michele Ann Daskivick, 38, of the 1000 block of Main St. in Galesville, were listed in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday, Howard County police said.According to police, Larrimore was driving his 1987 Honda Accord east in the westbound lanes of Route 32 near Columbia's King's Contrivance village about 9: 45 a.m. At Route 32 near U.S. 29, the Honda struck Daskivick's 1995 Toyota Corolla station wagon, which was westbound, police said.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2013
Marylanders seemed in no hurry Monday to end the three-day Memorial Day weekend. As of 5:30 p.m., westbound traffic to the Bay Bridge was backed up to exit 39 for just 2.5 miles — a far cry from rush hour Friday, when the line of cars bumper-to-bumper stretched for 18 miles. Traffic on U.S. 50 was experiencing slow-downs and rolling delays 5 miles from the Queenstown Outlet Center and 6 miles from Maryland Highway 662. mary.mccauley@baltsun.com
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