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Allegany bridge over Potomac reopens

(AP) A Potomac River toll bridge linking Allegany County to Green Spring, West Virginia, is back in business. The Cumberland Times-News reported that the reopening Tuesday of the Oldtown Bridge came about 10 weeks after it was damaged by flooding. ...

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Oldtown bridge repairs start

(AP) The owner of a private toll bridge over the Potomac River says she’s rebuilding the structure between Western Maryland and West Virginia after it was damaged by a June flood. Lori Roberts told the Cumberland Times-News Thursday that work ...

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VDOT to study bridge traffic over Potomac

McLEAN, Va. — Virginia’s Department of Transportation is launching a study of traffic over the Potomac River bridges. VDOT says the study spanning several months will also engage Maryland and the District of Columbia, the jurisdictions on the other side ...

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Md. officials fixing cracks in ICC overpasses

GREENBELT — Maryland State Highway Administration officials say crews are working to repair cracks found in overpasses on the Intercounty Connector. Inspectors for the administration have discovered cracks on 10 bridges along the new $2.5 billion toll highway. David Buck, ...

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Investigators looking into Ellicott City train derailment

ELLICOTT CITY — Investigators were checking videos, track conditions and maintenance records Wednesday to find the cause of a deadly train derailment in Maryland and figure out if two young women sitting on a railroad bridge over the town’s main ...

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CSX train derails in Ellicott City, kills 2 college students

ELLICOTT CITY — A train hauling coal derailed on a bridge in this city’s historic district, killing two college students who had been drinking together and hanging out on the tracks. Nearly two dozen railroad cars flipped over, including some ...

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