MDOT SHA PREPARES FOR SUPER BOWL WEEKEND STORM

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​(February 6, 2021) -- The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is preparing for winter weather that is expected to travel through much of the state overnight and into Sunday morning. The National Weather Service expects rain and snow overnight with most of the state receiving three to six inches of snow by Sunday. Icy conditions are also anticipated for Monday morning.    

MDOT SHA crews will be in emergency operations mode throughout the storm and work around the clock to make sure the roads are safe.   

Motorists are advised to stay home in inclement weather. Motorists who must travel, please follow the following guidelines:

  • Don’t crowd the plow. Please give snow plows a wide berth on all sides.      
  • Clear your car completely before driving. Snow can fall off your moving vehicle and create a hazard for other drivers.   
  • Go slow on ice and snow. Posted speed limits are for ideal weather conditions, so drive about 10 mph slower than usual.
  • Elevated road surfaces such as bridges, ramps and overpasses freeze first — Remain extra vigilant.

Real-time weather and traffic information is available at md511.maryland.gov. Customers can also view the Statewide Transportation Operations Resources Map (STORM) web application, which provides a tracking of MDOT SHA winter operations.

Editor’s Note

From intersection improvements to widening and new interchange construction, MDOT SHA is investing in projects to enhance the commute and daily travel for millions of Marylanders.  MDOT SHA maintains more than 2,500 bridges and 17,000 miles of non-toll state roads – the interstate, US and state numbered routes in Maryland’s 23 counties.

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