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Morning MoJo report - June 21

June 21, 2012

Here is the Morning MoJo Report for Thursday, June 21:

* As of 7 a.m., traffic was a little sluggish on I-270 southbound and slow on I-495 westbound, but was running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area.

* The MARC Train, Light Rail, Commuter Buses, local bus services, the Metro Subway system, and the Mobility service were all running on time and operating on their regular schedules, according to the Maryland Transit Administration website, mta.maryland.gov.

* The weather today is expected to be sunny and hot with a high near 95 degrees and winds between 5 and 8 miles per hour (mph), according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, it's expected to be mostly cloudy with a low around 73 degrees, isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight, a 20 percent chance of precipitation, and winds around 6 mph.

* West Memorial Boulevard is closed between South Potomac Street and Maryland Avenue due to storm water there from heavy rains in late May, according to a traffic advisory from the City of Hagerstown's website. The road will remain closed until the water recedes.

* Ernstville Road  in the Big Pool area is closed for approximately five weeks for a drainage improvement project, according to a press release from the Washington County website.

* The Longmeadow Road-Marsh Pike intersection is still undergoing an improvement project. Workers are assisting traffic when needed at the intersection.

* 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 early July.

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