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Video: Bomb tech responds to Woodrow Wilson Bridge

OXON HILL — Prince George’s County Fire Department officials say they’ve closed the inner loop of the Capital Beltway at the Wilson Bridge while they investigate a suspicious package mid-span on the bridge’s pedestrian walkway. Fire department spokesman Mark Brady ...

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Va. wants talks with Md. on wider Legion bridge over Potomac

McLEAN, Va. — Virginia transportation officials want to begin discussions with Maryland about widening the Capital Beltway’s American Legion Bridge over the Potomac River. The Virginia Department of Transportation presented a report Tuesday recommending a wider American Legion Bridge as ...

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Light rail train may cross Connecticut Ave. in Montgomery County

ROCKVILLE — Maryland transit planners are considering cutting Purple Line construction costs by running light rail trains across Connecticut Avenue rather than over a bridge as now planned, but critics say the change would further snarl traffic on the jammed ...

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Flawed concrete used in I-70, I-95 projects

A Hagerstown man has acknowledged he approved substandard concrete products used in construction projects on Interstate 70 and the Capital Beltway. U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein says 32-year-old Santos Rivas pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to three ...

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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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