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State to inspect older bridges

Maryland’s acting transportation secretary has ordered inspections of all state-owned bridges that are similar to one that had a piece of concrete fall off this week on to a car below it. Pete Rahn said Thursday the directive for 27 ...

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New cranes heading to Baltimore to close bridges

Massive new cargo cranes heading to the Port of Baltimore will stop traffic on two bridges along the way. The Maryland Transportation Authority says Coast Guard and transportation officials were worried that motorists would stop to watch or cause accidents. ...

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Job creation driving highway bills in Congress

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn’t enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to round up votes, congressional leaders are pitching the bills as the hottest thing around these days: job ...

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O’Malley pitches road needs to city leaders

CAMBRIDGE — Gov. Martin O’Malley made his case to local officials Tuesday night for raising more money to spend on roads, bridges, trains and other transportation projects “I would really like to stand here tonight and tell you that somehow ...

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Obama council makes urgent plea for jobs measures

WASHINGTON — Decrying the human toll of the nation’s economic and financial crisis, a group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Barack Obama is calling for sweeping and urgent changes in government policies, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 9/23/11: Bridge replacement planning funds OK’d

Redskins’ stadium turns to solar power A new solar installation at FedExField in Landover — the home of the Washington Redskins — has been completed by NRG, one of the largest solar power developers in the United States. The 8,000-panel ...

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Business leaders: Lawmakers need to raise money for roads

State and federal lawmakers need to raise more money to repair aging roads, bridges and rail lines, and build the next generation of transportation infrastructure, business leaders and public officials said Wednesday. “To have a first-class transportation system, whether it ...

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