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Morning MoJo report - Oct. 19

October 19, 2012

Here is the Morning MoJo Report for Friday, Oct. 19:

* As of 7:30 a.m., traffic was sluggish on I-270 southbound and I-495 in both directions, but was running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area.

* On The MARC Train, Train 838 was operating about 35 minutes late, and due to a disabled Amtrak Acela train near Bowie station, MARC 404 is expected to be delayed while the disabled train's passengers transfer to another train, according to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) website, mta.maryland.gov/.

* Light Rail, Commuter Buses, Metro Subway, and Local Bus Services were all running on time, according to the Maryland Transit Administration MTA website.

* The weather today is expected to be mostly cloudy with a high near 69 degrees, a slight chance of showers before 10 a.m., patchy fog before 10 a.m., winds between 5 and 9 miles per hour), and a 20 percent chance of precipitation overall, according to the National Weather Service's website, forecast.weather.gov. Tonight, it's expected to be partly cloudy with a low around 46 degrees and winds between 3 and 7 mph.

* Work to improve U.S. Alternate 40 and Poffenberger Road continues. Poffenberger Road is closed between Garis Shop Road and Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65). Traffic on 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 isexpected 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.

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