I-70

October 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Holding Workshops on Reducing I-270 Congestion

Commuters and other motorists will get a chance to voice its opinions at a series of workshops focused on reducing congestion on Interstate 270 between I-370 in Gaithersburg and I-70 in Frederick. Multiple studies over the last decade have shown that the National Capital Region is one of the most congested in the nation, and […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Police Plan Extra Highway Enforcement for Memorial Day Weekend

The Maryland State Police Department is preparing to put more troopers on the roadways for the Memorial Day weekend. An average of 312 fatal accidents occur each year at this time, making it the deadliest holiday in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Maryland Department of Transportation reports that […]

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May 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Maryland State Police Plan Extra Speed Enforcement on I-70 and I-68

Slow down! The Maryland State Police Department is preparing to put more troopers on the roadways tomorrow as part of a crackdown on speeding. Drivers can expect to see more troopers along I-70 just outside Baltimore City and along I-68 in Garrett County. According to an MDSP news release, troopers will be enforcing speed limits […]

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April 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

State Increases Speed Limit on I-70

Those traveling in central and western Maryland may soon enjoy a little less time spent driving as the speed limit on Interstate 70 increases to 70 mph today. The change is the result of a new law that went into effect last year that allows the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) to […]

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January 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Asks for Residents to Stay off the Roads (VIDEO)

Governor Hogan urges residents to remain patient and stay indoors while crews work to clear roads. Earlier today, Governor Hogan had this to say at the Maryland Emergency Operations Center: According to a press release, Hogan continues to direct all state agencies in a coordinated response to the winter blizzard that pummelled the state this […]

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