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Morning MoJo report - Feb. 26

February 26, 2013

Here is the Morning MoJo Report for Tuesday, Feb. 26:

* As of 7:30 a.m., traffic was sluggish on I-270 and I-495, but was running fine on all the other interstates throughout the area, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation's interactive mapping page on its website.

* The MARC Train, Light Rail, Commuter buses, metro bus service, and mobility service were all running on time and operating on their regular schedules, according to the Maryland Transit Administration's website at http://mta.maryland.gov.

* The weather today is expected to include a bit of rain and sleet before 10 a.m. then becoming breezy this afternoon with rain, a high of 42 degrees, wind around 10 miles per hour, and a 75 percent chance of precipitation, according to the AccuWeather forecast on the HMTV6 weather website at www.herald-mail.com/hmtv6/weather/. Tonight, it's expected to be breezy with rain, a low of 38 degrees, winds around 8 mph, and a 78 percent chance of precipitation. Check the HMTV6 weather blog at http://hagerstownblogs.com/brittany-beggs/. for weather updates.

* Work to improve the intersection of U.S. 40 and Md. 63 is still in progress and is expected to continue until spring, according to reports from the Maryland State Highway Administration. Workers are assisting traffic in the area when needed. Expect lane closures at  times.

* Speed cameras have been placed on I-70 at Conococheague Creek for work zone safety as part of the bridge rehabilitation project there, according to the Maryland State Highway Administration. Now motorists driving more than 12 miles over the posted speed limit in the area, which is 55 miles per hour, will face a $40 citation.

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* West Antietam Street between South Potomac Street and Rochester Place in Hagerstown has reopened after being closed for more than a week following a building fire.

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