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.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The advisory lasts from 5 a.m. until noon in much of Maryland.
Much of Maryland—from the D.C. metro area to the Baltimore suburbs—is under a winter weather advisory Monday morning. The advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. until noon in Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Montgomery counties, as well as Baltimore City, the National Weather Service announced Sunday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 20s by midday, but morning commuters may encounter freezing rain mixed with sleet and possibly snow, according to the advisory. Only a trace of accumulation is expected. Winds from the south will gust to 10 to 15 mph, the advisory said. The precipitation "will cause travel difficulties," the advisory said. Drivers should use caution and "be prepared for slippery roads and limited" …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Maryland State police said the accident happened Wednesday morning on Pulaski Highway.
UPDATED (9:40 p.m.)—Two contractors were killed Wednesday morning while working on Pulaski Highway in Cecil County. The cause of the crash was not known as of noon Wednesday, and an investigation was ongoing, according to a release from Maryland State Police. Westbound U.S. Route 40 re-opened to traffic just before noon, according to the State Highway Adminstration. Police said the workers were pronounced dead at the scene. They were identified as Luis E. Tadeo, 42, of the 1500 block of Palai Turn of Bowie, and Victor D. Jackson, 41, of the 5500 block of Hunt Place NE in Washington, D.C. The accident happened around 9 a.m. Wednesday, when a 2006 Ford Focus traveling west on Pulaski Highway entered a work zone near Belvidere Road in North…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Maryland State Police are still investigating the Thursday morning crash.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The American Automobile Association estimates that 882,700 Marylanders will travel 50 miles or more Thanksgiving weekend.
Hitting the road this Thanksgiving? You're not the only one. The American Automobile Association estimates that 882,700 Marylanders will travel 50 miles or more Thanksgiving weekend—less than a half-percent increase from last year. Over 90 percent of travelers will travel by automobile. And what do they plan to do after reaching their destination? You guessed it—visiting friends and family, eating and shopping, according to the AAA. This could add congestion to the major roadways serving Perry Hall residents, namely Interstate 95 and Interstate 695. Check this article for traffic updates or follow the map on the Patch Commute page. Keep in mind, the Maryland House is currently closed. The Maryland State Highway Administration urges …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Check out the images of what is to come for the popular stop on Interstate 95 near Aberdeen.
The Maryland House on Interstate 95 would normally be buzzing with commuters Tuesday and Wednesday. The days before Thanksgiving are notoriously busy on the Interstate 95 corridor. This year, though, the island in the middle of the interstate between the Riverside and Aberdeen exits will sit rather quietly. The rest stop is closed for renovations. It will reopen about a year from now. Check out the photos with this post for artists' renderings of the project. Having issues on the roads? Check out our commute map. Commuters will find plenty of gasoline and food options at both Riverside and Aberdeen—as well as the Bel Air and Havre de Grace exits—just a short trip beyond the closed rest area. The next rest stop on the highway for northbound…
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 …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Stick with Patch for constant updates during Hurricane Sandy.
Harford County's riverfront and bayside communities are in looking at rising water during Hurricane Sandy—but so are some of the county's in-land areas. Check out this page for an updated list of road closures in Harford County. Maryland state police are asking motorists to stay off roads, and speed limits have been lowered around the state. Bridges over the Susquehanna River have been closed. Follow constant updates here. TELL US: Are you encountering road closures on your commute? Leave a comment. — See downed trees or flooding? Tag @harfordcountypatch on Instagram or @HarfordCoPatch on Twitter. Or post your photo here.