SOUTHBOUND US 301 AT MD 544 CLOSED IN QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY FOLLOWING CRASHES INVOLVING TRACTOR TRAILERS

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(May 28, 2014) -  The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is responding to a crash involving tractor trailers along southbound US 301 at MD 544. All lanes are currently closed along southbound US 301 at MD 544. A detour is in effect: from southbound US 301, take westbound MD 544, to southbound MD 290, back to southbound US 301.  Please exercise caution in the area.

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While SHA and its transportation partners work hard to maintain safe traffic mobility in work zones, each driver needs to actively modify his or her driving style to help prevent crashes. Stay alert and look for reduced speed limits, narrow driving lanes and highway workers. Slow down and don’t follow too closely. Safer driving. Safer work zones. For everyone!

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