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Tag Archives: Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley

Construction at Interstate 95 and Route 43 begins (access required)

Construction at the Interstate 95 and Route 43 interchange, which officials say will drastically reduce congestion in the corridor by 2014, began Monday, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. The $142.6 million project is part of the state’s $1.03 billion plan ...

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Bartlett to lead Md. Transportation Authority (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley tapped Harold Bartlett on Tuesday to run the Maryland Transportation Authority, the toll agency that has been under fire recently for raising the cost to drive its tunnels, bridges and highways. Bartlett is a veteran of the ...

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Port of Baltimore now No. 1 international auto shipping hub (access required)

The Port of Baltimore was the busiest international automobile shipping hub in the United States in the first half of 2011, according to figures released Monday. Baltimore eclipsed New York, the top auto shipper last year, with 270,700 vehicles handled ...

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Auditors to expand review of State Highway Administration (access required)

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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Two toll hikes could be in Md. drivers’ future

Maryland transportation officials are considering a raft of toll hikes statewide that would bring in $210 million over the next four years and more than triple the cost for cars traveling over the Chesapeake Bay bridge. The timing and amount ...

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