Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration

March 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

MD 355 Road Closure Planned in Rockville

The Maryland State Highway Administration will begin a safety and resurfacing project on MD 355 in Rockville Tuesday, April 2. The southbound MD 355 ramp onto East Jefferson Street (MD28) and Veirs Mill Road (MD586) will be closed until the project is complete. There will be a detour route for drivers to use while the […]

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November 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s How MDOT is Preparing for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

As the winter season approaches, Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration officials said they are ready to combat winter storms. “We have an expert team that thinks about snow year round, working to continually improve our strategies for managing snow and ice,” said Gregory Slator, administrator for the State Highway Administration. Together with the […]

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March 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Purple Line Contract Receives Green Light from Governor Larry Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan today gave the green light for the Maryland Department of Transportation to move forward with the Purple Line, a 16.2-mile-long transit system connecting New Carrollton in Prince George’s County to Bethesda in Montgomery County. Purple Line Transit Partners has been selected by Maryland to build the light rail system. Construction is expected […]

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November 25, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 25th, in Montgomery County: 1.) It’s early release day for Montgomery County Public Schools. 2.) Here are a few Thanksgiving travel tips from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration. 3.) Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s closed in Montgomery County on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. […]

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November 24, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland State Highway Administrators Prepare for Busy Holiday Travel

Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, football, and unfortunately traffic. According to the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA), the day before Thanksgiving is “notoriously referred to as the busiest travel day of the year.” According to news release, Regina Cooper-Averella of AAA Mid-Atlantic says, more than one million Marylanders are expected […]

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July 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Intermittent Road Closures on MD 193 Bridge and Beltway Tonight

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration announced it has completed one-half of the $9.6 million MD 193- University Boulevard bridge replacement project in Silver Spring. According to a news release, crews finished the westbound side of the bridge, from University Boulevard over I-495, and are scheduled to shift all traffic onto the new […]

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June 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Completes One-half of the $9.6 million MD 193 Bridge Replacement Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced it has completed one-half of the $9.6 million MD 193- University Boulevard- bridge replacement project in Silver Spring. According to a news release, crews finished the westbound side of the bridge, from University Boulevard over I-495, and are scheduled to shift all traffic onto the new […]

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