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NEWS 4 I-Team: candidates missing campaign signs might want to volunteer for fines

The I-Team’s review of Maryland State Highway Administration records found government work crews had removed more than 1,600 unlawfully placed road signs in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties over a recent four-month span. Crews pulled 450 more from state roads in Frederick, Howard and Carroll counties. Those signs include a large number of campaign advertisements, according to a state spokesman.

Once removed by crews, the campaign signs are deposited in storage areas at state garages. News4 I-Team cameras captured images of hundreds of signs piled near a salt dome at the state garage in Upper Marlboro. Advertisements for local and state candidates, including candidates from both parties, were among those retrieved.

Rt. 301 to shut down at Upper Marlboro on April 11th for weekend of rail crossing repair

Anyone traveling southbound on Rt. 301 at Upper Marlboro where the CSX railroad crosses the highway would likely notice the pronounced bump in the road where the crossing is need of repair. It appears that the State Highway folks must have had a lot of irate motorists complaining and finally repairs are set to be made on April 11th, necessitating the closing of the entire highway for a weekend