Md. SHA Focusing on Snow Cleanup Effort - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Md. SHA Focusing on Snow Cleanup Effort

Posted:

UNDATED- As crews continue to clean up following the latest winter storm that brought between 5 and 10 inches of snow to nearly all of Maryland, the State Highway Administration is asking motorists to continue to use caution Wednesday and reduce speeds. 

Officials said bitter cold temperatures and blowing snow will continue to be an issue as SHA crews and its contractors continue cleanup efforts.

"Our crews have made some excellent progress since the snow stopped overnight but that does not mean the work is done," said SHA Administrator Melinda B. Peters. "More than 2,500 pieces of equipment will be working on the State roads today and we continue to ask motorists to drive with extreme caution as crews continue addressing ramps and secondary roads."

SHA crews plowed and salted overnight and the interstates are mostly bare pavement with some isolated coverage. SHA's primary and secondary numbered roads have some snow cover but are passable, officials said. 

Snow totals at SHA's maintenance facilities range from 10 inches in Hereford to nine inches in Garrett County to 6 inches in Gaithersburg to 3 inches in Salisbury.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • South Bethany Prepares for New House Height Ordinance

    South Bethany Prepares for New House Height Ordinance

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:49:36 GMT
    SOUTH BETHANY, Del. - The South Bethany Town Council will vote on an ordinance that would extend the maximum height a home could be as long as the homeowner adds freeboard as well. Currently, the height maximum is at 32 feet. More
    SOUTH BETHANY, Del. - The South Bethany Town Council will vote on an ordinance that would extend the maximum height a home could be as long as the homeowner adds freeboard as well. Currently, the height maximum is at 32 feet. More
  • Psychiatric Exam Ordered for Va. Teen Slaying Suspect

    Psychiatric Exam Ordered for Va. Teen Slaying Suspect

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:48:30 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy charged in adult court in the assault of a young girl and the killing of her 8-year-old brother has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.More
    A 16-year-old boy charged in adult court in the assault of a young girl and the killing of her 8-year-old brother has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
    More
  • Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:19:21 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service