Maryland State Highway Administration
Between fiscal year 2009 and FY 2012, the Maryland State Highway Administration used 1.06 million tons of salt on roads during winter weather events, at an average of 211,043.8 tons per winter.
The high number of winter storm threats this season has drawn down the Washington region’s road salt stockpiles to a less-than-ideal level.
A contract salt truck for the Maryland State Highway Administration hit an overpass on southbound I-270 Wednesday evening, causing Muddy Branch Road to close in both directions.
Road crews in the D.C. metro area are ready and waiting for the heavy, wet snow that is expected to coat roadways and authorities are urging people to stay off the roads Wednesday.
Maryland transportation officials are offering some travel advice for those attending the presidential inauguration next week.
Normal traffic flow has been restored to all Southbound lanes of I-270 at MD-118 in Montgomery County after a police officer was struck while investigating a crash.
A new study shows that the grout used to protect steel supports cables in the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and many others could be the cause of premature rusting.
Officials in northern Virginia are reporting a tricky morning commute because of the weekend storms. But they say they’re taking steps to try to improve the evening ride.