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Md.’s Bay bridge is under a wind restriction

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Bay Bridge is under a wind restriction as a snowstorm moves into the area. The Maryland Transportation Authority said Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. that house trailers and empty box trailers will not be able to travel ...

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Senate votes to reconsider MTA audio-taping bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has voted to reconsider an audio-taping measure that was rejected by lawmakers on Monday in a 23-22 vote. The bill, voted for reconsideration on Tuesday, prohibits the Maryland Transportation Authority from using audio-taping devices to ...

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HMSHost lawsuit over travel plazas is dismissed

The longtime operator of the Maryland House and Chesapeake House has lost its legal challenge to the bidding and award process that transferred operational control of the two Interstate 95 rest stops to a Florida company.

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Maryland Transportation Authority could spend $4M to renovate headquarters

The Maryland Transportation Authority, the agency that oversees the state’s toll facilities, may spend $4 million to renovate its Southeast Baltimore headquarters.

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Mass transit is ready to ease any Grand Prix headaches

Though much of the business community is cautiously optimistic that this year’s version of the Grand Prix of Baltimore will be more successful than last year’s, mass transportation operators in the city are hoping for results much like 2011’s inaugural run.

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Eye Opener: Business group releases legislative report card

After a short break for the Fourth of July and more hot dogs than I care to remember, Eye Opener is back with news about how record casino revenues weren’t indicative of performance at Maryland’s first slots parlor in Perryville ...

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New cranes heading to Baltimore to close bridges

Massive new cargo cranes heading to the Port of Baltimore will stop traffic on two bridges along the way. The Maryland Transportation Authority says Coast Guard and transportation officials were worried that motorists would stop to watch or cause accidents. ...

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Eye Opener: Maryland transportation boss steps down

After presiding over the opening of the long-delayed Inter-County Connector and guiding the state into a lauded public-private partnership deal with Ports America Chesapeake, which runs day-to-day operations at the Seagirt Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore, state transportation Secretary ...

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