Tag Archives: state highway administration

Top 5: ‘Losing them is a tragedy’

Racing will return to Rosecroft Raceway this fall and plans that will soon be presented for renovations at Power Plant will include a new spot for Phillips Seafood restaurant. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. ...

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O’Malley reacts to critical highway audit

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday his administration will move quickly to discipline personnel who commit serious ethical lapses in the state procurement process in the aftermath of a highly critical audit of the Maryland State Highway Administration. O’Malley, ...

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Maryland highway contractor questions SHA audit

An engineering executive said Wednesday his firm saw no problem with a State Highway Administration bidding process that yielded his firm a $16 million contract in 2008, and has since come under the scrutiny of state auditors. “I think some of these things are unfair and create a pretty poor perception of some public officials who are doing a pretty good job for the public," said Steve Zentz, a partner with Rummel, Klepper & Kahl. RK&K and KCI Technologies won the contract Oct. 15 2008. Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Inc. was awarded a similar five-year, $16 million contract for construction management and inspection services in Montgomery and Prince George's counties about two months later. The Department of Legislative Services report found SHA did not follow its normal procurement process in awarding the contracts.

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Auditors to expand review of State Highway Administration

Maryland auditors will expand their review of State Highway Administration spending after an initial report revealed a range of ethical, and potentially legal, issues with the way contracts worth more than $30 million were awarded. The audit found the SHA ...

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Opinions – Office of Administrative Hearings: 7/5/11

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & MENTAL HYGIENE Medical Assistance — Long-term care penalty period Appellant v. Baltimore County Department of Social Services OAH No.: DHMH-BCNY-10A-11-04129 Decision by: ALJ Nicole Pastore Klein Decision Issued: April 18, 2011 RecordFax No. 11-0419-50, 11 pages. ...

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Md. approves diverging diamond “concept”

The State Highway Administration has provided a little post-holiday clarity after Tuesday’s story on the wacky diverging diamond traffic pattern that some planners think will alleviate congestion at the interchange at Arundel Mills Boulevard and Maryland 295. SHA has approved ...

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