Delays continue heading north on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Laurel, Maryland after a crash initially closed all lanes in the northbound direction.
All northbound lanes of the BW Parkway have reopened after a crash south of Laurel, Maryland left at least one person injured early Sunday morning.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and members of the state’s congressional delegation met in Annapolis to talk about federal issues of interest to the state, including the condition and future of the Baltimore Washington Parkway.
In a letter sent to Maryland’s U.S. House and Senate members Wednesday, Hogan urged them to “strongly support the transfer” of the parkway from the park service to the state of Maryland.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan pulled no punches when commenting on the infamous pothole problem that plagues the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. The parkway is controlled by the U.S. Park Service. “It’s outrageous and unacceptable. I mean we have potholes practically swallowing cars.”
As commuters in the D.C. area complain about potholes, the National Park Service continues to be chronically underfunded to fix area roads. With current funding, roads and some trails would continue to crumble due to continually deferred maintenance, with a goal of keeping the highest priority paved roads just above poor condition.
A bumpy and damaged stretch of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel, Maryland, remains a major problem for drivers even after the speed limit was lowered to make things safer. See photos and video.
To promote safe driving, the National Park Service has lowered the speed limit from 55 mph to 40 mph on a stretch of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. It’s a step toward improving conditions on the busy, pothole-riddled parkway.
As Maryland looks for ways to tackle congestion on Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway, a proposed bill aims to straighten out plans to expand the often-gridlocked roadways.
A gas line relocation will cut Route 175/Annapolis Road/Jessup Road to one lane each way just west of Route 295/Baltimore Washington Parkway.
One person is dead and another is injured following a crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway Wednesday afternoon. Prince Georges’ County Fire and EMS responded to the crash on the southbound lanes near Powder Mill Road in Laurel just after 2:30 p.m.
The Prince George’s County Council is against a long-range proposal aimed at transferring the Baltimore-Washington Parkway from federal to state control — a step that could bring toll lanes to the parkway.
The northbound lanes on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway have reopened around Laurel in Prince George’s County. Traffic was closed for a time while police investigated reports of a shooting.
In a letter to the Maryland Transportation Secretary, Montgomery County leaders have expressed concern regarding a lack of communication regarding an ambitious project to ease congestion.
At least six crashes along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway during the early morning hours snarled traffic and caused backups that stretched for miles Tuesday morning.
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