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June 29, 2009

Beltway blues: Curtis Creek bridge still stuck up

The problem reported earlier  with the Curtis Bay Drawbridge, stuck in the upright position while closing the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Exits 1 and 2, is proving difficult to resolve.

Teri Moss, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Transportation Authority, now says the mechanical problem could last  well into the night. She said the authoriity is trying to use a crane to bring the span back to where it belongs and that officials hope to have the bridge fixed by the morning issue. Meanwhile, traffic continues to be diverted away from the Key Bridge.

So, at least for now, things remain up in the air.

 

 

Posted by Michael Dresser at 5:56 PM | | Comments (1)
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So, at least for now, things remain up in the air.

Groan!

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About Michael Dresser
Michael Dresser has been an editor, reporter and columnist with The Sun longer than Baltimore's had a subway. He's covered retailing, telecommunications, state politics and wine. Since 2004, he's been The Sun's transportation writer. He lives in Ellicott City with his wife and travel companion, Cindy.

His Getting There column appears on Mondays. Mike's blog will be a forum for all who are interested in highways, transit and other transportation issues affecting Baltimore, Maryland and the region.
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