7:16 AM EDT, September 18, 2012
Here is the Morning Mojo Report for Tuesday, Sept. 18:
* As of 7 a.m., traffic was a little sluggish on I-495 in both directions and I-270 southbound, but was running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area.
* On the MARC Train, Camden Line Train 847 (departing Camden at 6:30 a.m.) was operating 10 to 12 minutes late due to a crew issue, according to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) website, mta.maryland.gov/.
* The Light Rail, Metro Subway, Commuter Buses, and Local Bus Services were all running on time, according to the MTA website.
* The weather today is expected to be breezy with showers and thunderstorms possible after noon, a high near 73 degrees, winds between 13 and 22 miles per hour with gusts as high as 33 mph, and a 100 percent chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service's website, forecast.weather.gov. Tonight, there could be showers mainly before 10 p.m., patchy fog between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., a low around 52 degrees, wind between 10 and 15 mph with gusts as high as 26 mph, and an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
* Work to improve U.S. Alternate 40 and Poffenberger Road continues. Poffenberger Road is closed between Garis Shop Road and Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65). U.S. Alternate 40 may be reduced to one lane at times. Workers are assisting traffic there when needed.
* Work to improve the intersection of U.S. 40 and Md. 63 is expected to continue until the spring of 2013, according to reports from the Maryland State Highway Administration. Workers are assisting traffic in the area when needed, and expect lane closures at different times.
* As part of the bridge rehabilitation project on I-70 at Conococheague Creek, single-lane closures on the bridge are possible in both directions between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Thursday, according to an email from Heather Keels of the Maryland State Highway Administration.
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