The Maryland Transportation Authority is closing the Maryland House rest area along I-95 in Harford County beginning at midnight, Sept. 15 to begin reconstructing the facility.
The Maryland State Highway Administration's Motor Carrier Division has an online listing of emergency truck parking facilities for truckers to use as the Maryland House is reconstructed. Click the following link for the list of emergency truck parking locations: http://www.roads.maryland.gov/Pages/Emergencytruckparking.aspx?PageId=856.
For more information on SHA's Motor Carrier Division including access to e-Hauling Permits, click on the following link. http://www.roads.maryland.gov/index.aspx?PageId=23.
Truckers may also call Maryland's new 511 free travel information service or visit www.md511.org for current travel information. Sign up to personalize your travel route information through MY511 on the website. Remember to use 511 safely - Maryland law restricts hand-held mobile phone use and texting while driving.
A new, multi-million-dollar pay raise affecting approximately 60% of the fleets OTR drivers will go into effect on May 31, 2018.