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Morning MoJo report - Oct. 10

October 10, 2012

Here is the Morning Mojo Report for Wednesday, Oct. 10:

• As of 7 a.m., traffic is sluggish on I-270 southbound and I-70 in both directions, but it is running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area.

• On the MARC Train, Train 872 is operating 30-35 minutes late, according to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) website, mta.maryland.gov/.

• The Light Rail, Commuter Buses, Metro Subway, and Local Bus Services are all running on time, according to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) website, mta.maryland.gov/.

• The weather today is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 67 degrees, patchy fog between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., and wind between 10 and 15 miles per hour (mph), according to the National Weather Service's website, forecast.weather.gov. Tonight it is expected to be mostly clear with a low around 37 degrees, wind between 8 and 13 mph, and gusts as high as 24 mph.

• Work to improve U.S. Alternate 40 and Poffenberger Road is underway, and 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 underway and is expected to continue until Spring, 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.

• Ashton and Saint Paul Roads near Clear Spring will both be reduced to one lane at different times until around Oct. 11 for work on two I-70 bridges over each road that began Tuesday, Sept. 25, according to an emailed release from the Maryland State Highway Administration.

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