Thursday, May 9, 2013
The crash involved four vehicles, according to transportation authorities.
UPDATE (10:12 p.m.)—A crash Thursday night shut down MD Route 1 at the Conowingo Dam for more than two hours. According to the Maryland Department of Transportation, the collision involved four vehicles. It was reported at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday. All lanes of US 1 had been shut down at 7:44 p.m. and remained closed until approximately 10 p.m. As of 8:30 p.m., Conowingo Road was closed at Shuresville Road on the Darlington side of the dam, and at MD Route 222 on the Conowingo side, said Rich Gardiner, spokesman for the Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association. Gardiner said that the crash was just before the Conowingo Dam on the Harford County side. He advised drivers to avoid the area, which was congested. Click here for a…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Traffic was closed for a crash investigation before 7 a.m. Thursday in the Churchville area.
UPDATED (9:20 a.m.)—MD Route 136 was closed to traffic Thursday morning after a serious crash in the Churchville area and may remain closed until noon. One person was killed in the crash, WBAL and ABC 2 News are reporting. The crash, which occurred on the 300 block of Priestford Road, left at least one person with "grave injuries," according to Rich Gardiner, spokesperson for the Harford County Fire & EMS Association. One person was taken by land to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center after the two-vehicle crash, according to The Baltimore Sun. The roadway may be closed for four to five hours, Gardiner said around 7 a.m. Route 136 was closed between MD Route 22 (Churchville Road) and Cool Spring Road, which intersects Priestford…
Monday, March 11, 2013
At least two vehicles were involved in the wreck on U.S. Route 1, police said.
UPDATE (10 a.m.)—U.S. Route 1 reopened at 10 a.m. after a crash on the Conowingo Dam blocked access early Monday morning, officials said. The road connecting Cecil and Harford was closed to traffic in both directions after a crash at 6 a.m. Monday. The collision involved a car and a truck, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association. Volunteers extricated two people and took them to a local hospital, Gardiner said. At least two cars were involved in the wreck on the dam, which carries U.S. Route 1 over the Susquehanna River between Conowingo and Darlington, a Maryland State Police duty officer told Patch. One person was in grave condition and the other in serious condition, according to …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Traffic will be detoured in Aberdeen near the Aberdeen Proving Ground main gate.
A major intersection in Aberdeen will undergo a series of detours overnight into Friday morning, Aberdeen police said. From 9 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday, a series of changes will take place at the intersection of U.S. Route 40 and MD Route 715—the interchange near the main gate for Aberdeen Proving Ground. Those changes, Aberdeen police said, include: The detours come amid a significant construction project at the intersection. For live traffic updates, view our commute page. — » Follow HarfordCoPatch on Twitter for breaking news updates.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Crashes snarled traffic along I-95, MD Route 22 and US Route 40 between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace.
Three incidents around the Interstate 95 corridor between Aberdeen and Havre de Grace led to delays on the roads Friday morning. In addition to a vehicle fire near Havre de Grace on I-95, there were two tractor-trailer rollovers in the Aberdeen area, resulting in the closure of the ramp from eastbound MD Route 22 to eastbound US Route 40 for approximately one hour. The Aberdeen Police Department reported the ramp from Route 22 to Route 40 was reopened at 10:37 a.m. As the incidents happened, Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner was tweeting out the details. Here are Gardiner's messages, modified for clarity: 9:54 a.m.: Auto fire reported on northbound I-95 at mile marker 88.1 near Havre de Grace on the …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The collision occurred before 9 a.m. Friday.
A crash on the Hatem Bridge caused delays Friday morning as drivers were heading to work. Before 8:57 a.m., a crash eastbound on US Route 40 was reported with injuries, according to Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner. Maryland Department of Transportation reported that all lanes on eastbound Route 40 were closed following the accident. All lanes had reopened at 9:20 a.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The crash took place around 11:30 p.m. on Monday in Aberdeen.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Officials said there are no life-threatening injuries.
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
Six people were injured in a crash Saturday evening in Jarrettsville. Harford County Fire & EMS Association spokesman Rich Gardiner, via posts on Twitter and Facebook, said the accident took place at the intersection of Baldwin Mill Road (MD Route 165) and Centennial Oaks Drive. Four ambulances were called to the scene for varying injuries, none of which were life-threatening, Gardiner said. The inital post came around 5:40 p.m., and indicated three ambulances were en route to the crash, which involved a minor entrapment. Gardiner added, "Use an alternate route if you are looking to travel North on Route 165 through the Village of Jarrettsville." Find live traffic updates here. Gardiner said the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company was …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Water main work restricted access to the bridge Friday morning.
The Hatem Bridge has reopened at westbound Route 40 as of 3:30 p.m., according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Westbound 40 was closed at the bridge Friday morning so that repairs could be made to a broken water main. Original post from 6:30 a.m. Friday Westbound U.S. Route 40 is closed at the Susquehanna River Friday morning. Work on the Hatem Memorial Bridge has closed the southernmost of the three bridges that carry traffic from Cecil County into Harford County. » Get live traffic info on our Commute page. Traffic is being detoured onto MD Route 222—which leads traffic to either U.S. Route 1 or Interstate 95. The detour is set up due to a water main break on U.S. Route 40 in Havre de Grace. Sign up for our newsletter, and …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The closures will take place on Route 40 west on Sept. 5 and 6 in Aberdeen.
Westbound lanes of U.S. Route 40 will be closed and detoured at MD Route 715 this week. The Maryland State Highway Administration will close the lanes between 11 p.m. on Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday, and again from 11 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. on Friday. Traffic will be re-routed onto the ramp that leads from Route 40 West to MD 715 North, then onto the ramp from 715 North to Route 40 West. Eastbound U.S. Route 40 will remain opened. The closure allows for the widening of the overpass that carries MD Route 715 over U.S. Route 40. The bridge will be expanded from two lanes to four. The construction is part of the State Highway Administration's $18 million project to improve the interchange that serves as a primary vessel into Aberdeen …