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February 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

“Motorists Should Not Be Out Unless It Is An Absolute Emergency”

The administrator of the State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging travelers to stay off the roads this afternoon and evening as moderate to heavy snow is falling in all areas west of the bay, with sleet and freezing rain expected later tonight. SHA crews are plowing and salting across the state and will continue operations […]

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January 29, 2015 | Aline Barros

Drivers Reminded to Use Caution When Traveling Today

Officials at the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) expect temperatures to be near freezing tonight. SHA reminds travelers to exercise caution and plan for extra travel time. Depending on your location, afternoon commutes can include sleet, snow, and freezing rain. “We want everyone to arrive at their destinations safely. We have yet another storm where the primary […]

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January 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Prepares for Snow

Weather forecasters are predicting snow to come to Maryland’s western and central regions beginning tonight and lasting through Tuesday. The State Highway Administration (SHA) is preparing by pre-treating roads where snow is expected and loading trucks with salt and sand. The Monday morning commute may be hazardous and SHA officials are strongly urging motorists to […]

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January 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wintry Mix Predicted for Wednesday Morning Commute

For the second time this week, winter weather threatens road travel during the morning hours. The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is again urging motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts later today and tonight as meteorologists call for the possibility of snow and freezing rain during Wednesday morning’s commute. If you can’t delay your travel, […]

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January 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Drivers Should Prepare for an Extended Evening Commute

As the afternoon rush hour begins, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) continues its winter storm operations statewide.  More snow than predicted blanketed the region this morning while highway crews plowed and salted State-maintained routes.  Crews were able to make progress mid-day, and are now preparing to address road conditions tonight. Pavement temperatures are expected to […]

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February 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Drivers Should be on Guard for Icy Spots

The State Highway Administration (SHA) reminds travelers to stay alert for changing conditions this evening.   Highway crews continue to monitor, patrol and treat state roads.  Several lane closures and power outages affecting traffic signals can be found throughout central and northern Maryland.   For a list of reported closures, visit Drivers are reminded […]

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December 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

SHA Prepares for Blizzard

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) crews in western Maryland are preparing for blizzard conditions in advance of a storm forecasted to begin tonight as rain, and then quickly change to snow Friday and Saturday. Sustained winds of 25 to 45 mph are expected, which could cause issues with blowing and drifting snow, creating dangerous […]

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July 1, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of traffic cones for G-8 Summit Traffic Congestion and Road Closures

Commute Concerns

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging motorists in Maryland’s Washington suburban area to use Metro for the morning rush hour on Monday, July 2. “This is a very serious situation and drivers need to be patient and allow extra time to commute in the morning as many traffic signals may still be without […]

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