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Morning MoJo report - Feb. 16

February 16, 2012

Here is the morning MoJo Report for Thursday, Feb. 16:

*As of 7 a.m., traffic is sluggish on I-495 in both directions between I-95 and I-270 and on I-270 southbound. It is running smoothly, however, on I-70, I-81, and I-270 northbound in the area.

* Due to a mechanical problem, Train 892, departing from Frederick at 6:05 a.m., could run 12 to 15 minutes late, according to the Maryland Transit Administration's website, http://mta.maryland.gov.

* The Commuter Buses, local bus services, the Metro Subway system, and the Mobility service are all running on time and operating on their regular schedules, according to the MTA website.

*The expected high today is 47 degrees with possible winds between 8 and 16 miles per hour (mph) and a 100 percent chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight's expected low is 31 degrees, with winds between 5 and 9 mph and a 40 percent chance of precipitation.

* Mill Street between East Baltimore Street and South Cannon Avenue is scheduled to remain closed between 7 a.m. an 6 p.m. every day through Saturday, Feb. 25 except for Sunday, Feb. 19, according to the City of Hagerstown's website, www.hagerstownmd.org. It is being closed for demolition work on the former Washington County Hospital Complex.

* Work to expand the intersections of Massey Boulevard and Halfway Boulevard near Hagerstown and Dual Highway and Edgewood Drive are mostly complete, but minor work still needs to be done in both areas.

* Only one lane of Md. 550 in Thurmont, Md., is open between Eylers Valley Flint Road and Kelbaugh Road due to a mudslide that occurred last April. However, it could reopen by June.

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