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Carney Community Group To Meet With State Highways Tonight

The state agency will meet with the Carney Improvement Association tonight.

A number of traffic changes are in the works for the Parkville-Carney area and a meeting tonight is one chance for citizens to give their input.

Representatives from the Maryland State Highway Administration will be on hand at tonights Carney Improvement Association meeting to share plans and hear community concerns regarding upcoming improvements to the intersection of Harford and Joppa Roads. 

In addition, SHA officials plan to share the plans for improvements to the I-695 ramps where the highway intersects with Harford Road, according to an email from group president Meg O'Hare. 

The meeting, the first for the group during the 2012-2013 year, will be held at Carney Elementary School at 7 p.m. tonight.

Do you have concerns you'd like to address with the State Highway Administration? Will you attend tonight's meeting? Tell us in the comments.

Margaret September 19, 2012 at 10:31 AM
I would like them to leave it alone. It fine the way it is now.
On the Mark September 19, 2012 at 11:06 AM
Someone needs to look at Harford Road and devise a speed control plan to make Harford Road safer between Joppa and the Beltway. Crossing Harford Road safely is impossible. There are blind spots for motorists turning onto Harford Road that need to be addressed too.
CarneyGirl September 19, 2012 at 03:14 PM
I hope they address how awful it is to sit along Joppa Road in the mornings! It backs up daily from Joppa/Harford to the intersection at Joppa/Magledt. It's an awful way to start off the morning sitting thru green lights on Magledt just to get onto Joppa only to inch your way along past Harford Road.
Jason Eaton September 19, 2012 at 06:59 PM
How about the absolute nightmare that the private school causes on Harford Rd every morning, between Putty Hill intersection and the 695 ramps? Everyone uses the Church lot across the street to take shortcuts/turn around, too, which only makes it worse. The current system in place adds at least 5 minutes to travel in the morning, just trying to get from the Putty Hill intersection to the 695 ramp.
gorwr12 September 19, 2012 at 07:04 PM
I hope they also discuss how no one cuts the grass around the new signs at Harford and 695. Looks terrible. Traffic seems to flow fine there now after the recent changes

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