Heat’s costs adding up

Weathering this month’s oppressive heat wave, with day after blistering day of near-record mercury readings, was enough to make one crack. Finally, U.S. Route 50 did. A 50-foot portion of the concrete east-west highway that connects the Washington, D.C., suburbs to Annapolis and Maryland’s beaches cracked, buckled and turned itself into a mini-ramp sometime after 3 ...

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