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Bikers perform stunts in Md. highway, slowing traffic

WASHINGTON — A group of people on motorcycles and dirt bikes slowed traffic on the Capital Beltway, performing stunts and driving in the wrong direction. Maryland State Police dispatcher L. Young says the department fielded “thousands” of calls from motorists ...

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Caution urged on new Beltway lanes

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Virginia State Police are urging caution for drivers as several accidents have already been reported since the opening of new express lanes on the Capital Beltway. Monday morning was the first rush hour commute for the new ...

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New Beltway lanes seek to break gridlock in D.C.

McLEAN, Va. — In a city filled with iconic landmarks, perhaps nothing better symbolizes how metropolitan Washington operates than the Capital Beltway: the physical embodiment of the gridlock that also grips Washington politics. For decades, it has been the eight-lane ...

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Prince George’s County focuses efforts to attract FBI

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County is launching a task force and hiring a lobbyist to focus efforts on bringing the FBI headquarters to the county. The General Services Administration has been authorized to pursue a private sector lease for ...

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Virginia governor wants increased transit funding

NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled a list of transportation proposals on Thursday that call for increased state funding to reduce gridlock, which he says would help boost economic development and create jobs. Virginia has some of the ...

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Beltway lane closures begin in Silver Spring area

SILVER SPRING — Drivers can expect to see delays on the Capital Beltway in the Silver Spring area as a $3.7 million resurfacing project gets under way. The Maryland State Highway Administration will begin resurfacing a four-mile stretch of the ...

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