Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Maryland Accident Lawyers: Busy Maryland Highway Set For Major Safety Improvements

State and local officials have announced plans to spend $152 million to fund needed improvements to a dangerous stretch of Maryland Route 32 that connects Carroll County and Howard County. The announcement comes after nearly a decade of requests by those who contend that a portion of the road is both a traffic and safety nightmare. There have been at least 76 car accidents reported in the area over the past few years, with 31 resulting in 40 injuries. The project will be completed in three phases and will cover more than 20 miles of the highway between Maryland Route 108 in Howard County and Maryland Route 26 in Carroll County. The first phase, expected to begin this summer, will focus on expanding the stretch between Route 108 and Linden Church Road from two-lanes to four lanes. Traffic in that area is projected to nearly double over the next 20 years. Phases II and III will also include the addition of lanes to portions of Route 32. Other improvements include plans to replace a stru

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