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Morning MoJo report - June 22

June 22, 2012

Here is the Morning MoJo Report for Friday, June 22:

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

* There were multiple delays on the MARC Train, according to the Maryland Transit Administration website, mta.maryland.gov. Brunswick Line Train 870, departed Brunswick 40 minutes late after being scheduled to leave at 5 a.m. It is operating behind Train 890, due to depart Frederick at 5:12 a.m. and operating 8 to 10 minutes late. That was causing Train 872, departing Brunswick at 5:38 a.m., to operate 15 to 20 minutes late.

* The 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.

* The weather today is expected to be mostly cloudy with a high near 90 degrees, a chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1 p.m., winds between 4 and 7 miles per hour, and a 70 percent chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight, it is expected to be mostly cloudy with a low around 64 degrees, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., winds between 3 and 5 mph, and a 40 percent chance of precipitation.

* 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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