Maintenance Work to Begin on Route 50 Bridge in Vienna

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Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin maintenance work on the Route 50 bridge over the Nanticoke River in Vienna in Dorchester County this week. Crews will install barrier walls on the east and westbound shoulders of the bridge. Maintenance includes bridge rehab and scupper repair weekdays from 7am to 5:30pm – on…

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Easton, Maryland Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash in Queen Anne’s County

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One person is dead, and two others were injured after a two-vehicle crash that occurred today in Queen Anne’s County. Shortly before noon, Maryland State Police responded to the area of Ocean Gateway (Route 50) and Pippin Farm Lane. According to a preliminary investigation, a Dodge Caravan, driven by 24-year-old Kathleen Strawbridge of Glen Burnie,…

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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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Final Resurfacing of Route 50 in Dorchester County, MD to Begin Monday

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Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews will begin final resurfacing of Route 50 (Ocean Gateway) in Dorchester County this Monday. The work, which involves the resurfacing and striping near Vienna in the area of Otter Pond Branch, will be completed by Monday, May 1st, weather permitting. Starting Monday and through the following week, crews will…

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Three Charged with Drug Offenses after Traffic Stop

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Maryland State Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 50 in Salisbury Saturday night. When the trooper contacted the occupants of the vehicle several criminal indicators were detected and a K9 unit was called. The K9 alerted for drugs and a search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 73 capsules of “scramble”…

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Scooter Operator Dies After Being Hit By Car

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Maryland State Police are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a male who was riding a stand-up electric scooter in the area of westbound Route 50 and Riddle Lane in Worcester County. Troopers from the Berlin Barrack responded to the scene a few minutes after midnight (12:04 a.m. Tuesday). An investigation determined that…

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Passenger Dies Following Collision Of 2 Motorcycles In Worcester Co.

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Maryland State Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Whaleyville. Troopers from the Berlin Barrack responded to westbound Route 50 at Maryland Route 610 late Saturday afternoon for a reported crash involving two motorcycles. State Police said a preliminary investigation indicates that a 47-year-old Altoona, Pennsylvania man struck a motorcycle occupied by two people.…

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1 Dead In Hit-And-Run Crash On Route 50 In QAC

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A fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 50 in Queen Anne’s County is under investigation by Maryland State Police. The crash occurred Tuesday afternoon on westbound Route 50 near Nesbit Road. Police saID 49-year-old Tobethla Norman of Baltimore tried to pass a box truck on the left shoulder but veered back into the roadway and struck…

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Crash Leaves Berlin Man Dead

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Maryland State Police continue to investigate a crash Friday night on Route 50 near Friendship Road that left a Berlin man dead.  Police were called just after 6pm for an overturned SUV and found 62 year old James Eric Johnson of Berlin man trapped inside.  Fire personnel were able to free Johnson from the SUV…

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Passenger Killed In Fiery Crash

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A crash in Wicomico County on Christmas night has left one person dead. According to Maryland State Police, a westbound vehicle on Route 50 at Sixty Foot Road left the right side of the road, struck a tree and caught fire. The driver was able to get out, but a passenger was trapped in the…

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Man Struck, Killed While Crossing Route 50 On Foot

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One person is dead in an accident on Route 50 in Queen Anne’s County. Maryland State Police say one driver sideswiped another vehicle in the westbound lanes near Arrington Road Wednesday night.The man got out of his vehicle once to assess the damage, got back in, drove in reverse down the shoulder to get closer…

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DUI Suspect Arrested After Hit and Run Crash in Salisbury

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Maryland State Police tell WGMD they have arrested a suspect who initially crashed his vehicle and fled the scene in Salisbury on Wednesday. The incident happened around 8 a.m. in the area of Route 50 and Naylor Mill Road. Troopers say the driver of a black 2002 Ford F150 struck two vehicles, a 2019 Hyundai…

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Maryland State Police Launch Internal Investigation After Man’s Suicide

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Maryland State Police say they have launched an internal investigation out of the Easton Barrack after a social media post went viral, in which a mother alleges Troopers led her son to kill himself. That Facebook post made on Wednesday has amassed nearly 7,000 reactions and over 12,000 shares. In it, mother Jane Bailey says…

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PA Man Dies in Saturday Morning Crash

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A single vehicle crash just after 6:30 this morning has left a Pennsylvania man dead.  Maryland State Police say the crash occurred on Route 50 just east of the Vienna Bridge where they found a Tundra had gone off the roadway and overturned.  The driver, 53 year old Joseph Whipp of York suffered critical injuries…

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One Person Dead Following Route 50 Crash

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—————————————————————— Maryland State Police say a 54-year-Old man is dead following a morning crash on eastbound Route 50 in Wicomico County. Troopers say the incident took place around 8:07 a.m. at the intersection of Eastbound Route 50 east of East Side Road. The operator of a 2003 GMC Yukon with Maryland registration was driving when…

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Island to Island Half Marathon will Impact OC Traffic Saturday Morning

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Expect traffic delays Saturday morning during the Island to Island Half Marathon and 5-K.  The race begins at Assateague Island at 7am and runners will finish in the Inlet parking lot.  Runners coming into Ocean City will travel east on Route 50 in the far right lane and cross the Harry Kelley Bridge – turning…

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