Maryland Department of Transportation


Maryland, Purple Line Firms Reach $250M Deal to Restart Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) will pay an additional $250 million to salvage a 36-year partnership with the companies managing construction of the delayed Purple Line, state officials said Nov....


Wagman Replaces Aging Capital Beltway Spans

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is in the process of replacing the I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) bridges over MD 214 (Central Avenue) in Largo as part of its continuing effort to keep bridges safe and reduce congestion....


Maryland Bridge Replacement Under Way in Sparrows Point

Construction is under way to replace three bridges at the Sparrows Point Boulevard and Wharf Road interchange in Baltimore County, Md. The corridor provides employee and freight access to Tradepoint Atlantic, the former site of Bethlehem Steel, which is now home to distribution centers for Amazon, FedEx, Under Armour, and soon, McCormick and Company....


Study Finds Maryland Monorail Could Generate Billions in Benefits

A 27-mi. monorail along Interstate 270 between Shady Grove and Frederick in Maryland would generate nearly $4 billion more in economic benefits over three decades than it would cost to build and operate, according to a new study funded by monorail supporters....


New Maryland Route 355 Bridge Designed to Provide Flood Relief

Just to the northwest of Washington, D.C., most drivers are all too familiar with brutal traffic on Maryland Route 355, where it's known as Wisconsin Avenue and Rockville Pike. Where MD Route 355 is known as Frederick Road, drivers can expect temporary stoppages after work ramped up on the construction of a new bridge over Little Bennett Creek in Hyattstown....


Four Teams Seeking Maryland Highway Contract Clear First Hurdle

All four of the private-sector construction teams seeking to build express toll lanes in the Washington, D.C., suburbs have cleared their first hurdle. The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) announced July 17 that the four consortia who sought shortlist status have been granted it....


Major Road Work to Seriously Impact Montgomery County, Md., Traffic

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) announced June 26 it will be working on two major road projects that will a have significant impact for extended periods on Montgomery County drivers....


New I-81 Bridge Project Across Potomac River to Finish in December

Widening and rehabilitation construction on the Interstate 81 bridge project across the Potomac River between Maryland and West Virginia is about 88 percent complete, according to the Maryland DOT's State Highway Administration....


Four Joint Ventures Make Their Cases for Huge Maryland Interstate Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) have announced that four private-sector teams responded to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to be the developer of the state's I-495 & I-270 P3 Program Phase 1....


Bay Bridge Work Quickly Wraps Up

Amid Maryland's state of emergency due to COVID-19, Md. Gov. Larry Hogan announced on April 1 that a project involving the Bay Bridge was completed more than a year ahead of schedule. The project, headed up by the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) involved the rehabilitation of the westbound right lane deck....