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Maryland Preserves Scenic Byways for Future Generations

A consortium of Maryland agencies are working together to preserve, enhance and market the state’s Scenic Byways for future generations. “By protecting and preserving Maryland's scenic byways, we're bringing visitors to our state while creating jobs for the small businesses that call these roads home," said  Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown.

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SHA/State Farm Emergency Highway Patrols Expand to 24-hours in Metro Areas

"Our emergency patrols assist stranded motorists and get them out of harm’s way,” said SHA Administrator Melinda B. Peters. “The 24-7 expansion allows us to quickly respond to after-hours and weekend incidents as well as change flat tires and jump-start vehicles. The patrols are a wonderful customer service and more importantly, a critical safety program.”

Ocean City, MD

Crab the Lifeguard Leads the Way to Pedestrian Safety

This summer, following the success of last year’s campaign, OC Walk Smart! partners are expanding the effort in Ocean City, and along Delaware’s beaches.

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US 1 Pedestrian Safety Enhancements

Pedestrian safety is being enhanced along US 1 in College Park through a series of safety improvements and a public education campaign.

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Work Zone Safety

Hundreds of state employees, contractors and sub-contractors will be in work zones this season, delivering projects ranging from paving, bridge rehabilitation and regular maintenance as well as major roadway projects such as the Intercounty Connector. While SHA and its transportation partners work hard to maintain safe traffic mobility in work zones, each driver needs to actively modify his or her driving style to help prevent crashes.

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