Maryland Board of Public Works

March 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Says Coronavirus Response Level Raised to ‘Enhanced’

At a Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday morning, Gov. Larry Hogan provided several updates on the state’s preparedness for the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Hogan said that the State Public Health Laboratory in Baltimore was approved for coronavirus testing on Tuesday. This means that samples don’t have to be flown out to a Centers for Disease […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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February 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland’s Board of Public Works Approves Text 9-1-1 System

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a new technology Wednesday that would upgrade the technology in the state’s emergency systems network. The “Text to 9-1-1” program allows Marylanders to send a short text message, no more than 160 characters, to 9-1-1. “Anytime anyone finds themselves faced with an emergency when they are unable to […]

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