Maryland

Colliflower Incorporated announced that effective Sept. 28 its newest location at 4878 Stamp Road, Temple Hills, Md., is operational and ready to serve the greater southern Maryland and D.C. Metro with a full range of Parker Hannifin hydraulic and pneumatic hose, fittings and accessories.

On Oct. 15, Maryland's Prince George's County Council approved a plan to develop six new schools in the jurisdiction through a public-private partnership, which would be the first of its kind in the nation. The council said the partnership will allow for faster construction of five new middle schools and one K-8 school.

Construction has gotten under way northeast of Baltimore to make water line and highway improvements at the intersection of Maryland Highway 147 (Harford Road) and Joppa Road, according to the state's Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA).

Gill Rock Drill Company Inc. will be supplying Sandvik's comprehensive range of boom drills, rock tools and full aftermarket support for customers in the states located in New Jersey and counties of Maryland, Virginia and eastern Pennsylvania, effective June 20, 2020.

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is currently working on improvements in College Park, which is in Prince George's County. The project involves U.S. 1 (Baltimore Avenue) from College Avenue to MD 193 (University Boulevard).

Maryland transportation officials have rejected 11 of 14 potential sites for an additional Chesapeake Bay crossing, saying a new span must be built close to the existing bridge to provide the most traffic relief and cause less environmental damage, according to a state report released Sept.

Virginia's Dulles International Airport will rebuild one of its four runways and Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland will get additional funding to purchase land in the airport's noise zone to ease complaints — two big projects given the green light through new federal funding.

The construction of the Baltimore Beltway I-695 Outer Loop is getting closer to its completion date of late summer 2021. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) awarded the $131 million contract to Tutor Perini Corporation of New Rochelle, N.Y.

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.

Although only rated as a Category 1 hurricane, Isaias was still a deadly and destructive storm after it made landfall in the United States along the southeast coast of North Carolina on Aug. 3. From there, the storm weakened into a Tropical Storm, but still had enough punch left to inflict significant damage as it roared up the East Coast into the Northeast and New England, bringing with it heavy rains and flooding, and power outages affecting millions and destruction from high winds.

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.