Governor Moore Announces Initial $60 Million Request to Biden Administration for Francis Scott Key Bridge Response

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The Maryland Department of Transportation has requested an initial emergency relief funding of $60 million from the Biden Administration to pay for initial mobilization, operations and debris recovery from the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. Governor Wes Moore made the announcement today. Officials say the request, made from the Maryland Department…

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Maryland Department of Transportation Moves Forward with Plan to Expand State’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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Soon, you’ll see more electric vehicle infrastructure throughout the state of Maryland as the Maryland Department of Transportation charges forward with those plans. The department today issued a Request for Proposals that could provide up to 40 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as part of Maryland’s plan for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program.…

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Maryland Department of Transportation Congratulates Communities Across Maryland on Receiving Federal Grants

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The Maryland Department of Transportation congratulates 17 counties and municipalities in Maryland including the City of Cambridge for their selection to receive more than $28 million in Fiscal Year 2023 Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grants. The SS4A grants will be used for implementation, planning and demonstration projects to improve safety and help prevent…

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Maryland Department of Transportation Pursuing Federal Grants as Part of Commitment to Community Connectivity

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The Maryland Department of Transportation has submitted five funding requests for nearly $24 million to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods grant program for projects that will restore community connections and address transportation facilities that have historically divided neighborhoods. Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld say it’s incumbent upon the Maryland Department of…

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MDOT Brings Statewide Investment Tour To Caroline, Somerset & Dorchester Counties Tuesday

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Maryland Department of Transportation officials will meet Tuesday with Caroline, Somerset and Dorchester County officials to discuss the agency’s draft FY 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program. The C-T-P details a $21.2-billion, six-year capital budget investment in Maryland’s transportation network and MDOT officials will discuss each County’s transportation priorities. After gathering input from local jurisdictions, the Draft…

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Meeting Next Week to Discuss Maryland Department of Transportation’s FY 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program

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Representatives from the Maryland Department of Transportation will meet with Wicomico County officials to discuss the agency’s Draft FY 2024 -2029 Consolidated Transportation Program, which details a $21.2 billion, six-year capital budget investment in the state’s transportation network. The meeting is part of the department’s tour of 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City to update…

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Project to Begin Next Week on MD 90 Bridge Over Norfolk Southern Railroad in Worcester County

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A project will begin Monday to clean and paint the structural steel beams on the Route 90 (Ocean City Expressway) bridge over the Norfolk-Southern Railroad (near the US 113 interchange) in Berlin. This project is expected to be complete by mid-September, weather permitting, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration. Beginning Monday, August 14th,…

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Work Zone Safety Awareness Initiatives Underway In Md., Del.

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Slow down, stay alert, and drive safely through Maryland work zones…Maryland transportation officials and State Police said this week is meant to show appreciation to people who are working at 211 current construction projects throughout the state. Motorists are also being urged to do their part by patiently and cautiously proceeding through work areas.More than…

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MD Transportation Officials Preparing for Winter Storm

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is preparing for a potential winter storm that is forecast to begin Sunday and last through Tuesday of next week, with periods of snow, sleet and rain. The National Weather Service forecast is calling this winter storm an “enhanced threat” with the potential for significant impact on travel.…

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Rain, Wind Expected To Lash Delmarva; Snow Stays Distant

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The second storm of the week is expected to soak Delmarva, bringing strong gusty winds as well. Advisories, watches and warnings for wind and coastal flooding will take effect. Worcester County Emergency Services is urging residents to be prepared for coastal flooding as well as power outages and other possible impacts of the storm. WCES…

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Maryland Tests Digital License Plates

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The Maryland Department of Transportation and Motor Vehicle Administration announced on Tuesday the beginning of a two-year pilot program that will test digital license plate technology. The program, one of the first of the East Coast, is set to replace traditional metal license plates on vehicles with an electronic license plate. MDOT says the plates…

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