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Bethesda-based contractor picked for final leg of ICC

ANNAPOLIS — A Bethesda-based contractor has been picked to build the $89 million final leg of the Inter-County Connector. ICC Constructors, a joint venture consisting of Shirley Contracting Co. LLC, Clark Construction Group LLC, Facchina Construction Co. Inc. and Trumbull ...

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Authority over Maryland tolls debated

ANNAPOLIS — Still bristling over recent toll hikes, a group of state lawmakers are calling for the General Assembly to reclaim the power to set tolls on Maryland tunnels, bridges and roads. “That’s what people send us here to do,” ...

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Hook up E-ZPasses: ICC no longer is free

The free ride is over. Drivers cruising the Inter-County Connector will pay to use Maryland’s most expensive highway starting Monday. The road — officially Route 200 — opened in full Nov. 22, providing motorists a high-speed connection between Interstates 95 ...

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Next month: Laurel to Gaithersburg in 17 minutes

The second stretch of the $2.6 billion Inter-County Connector will open in time for the morning rush hour on Nov. 22, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The highway, officially named Maryland 200, runs through the Washington suburbs, linking Gaithersburg ...

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Maryland transportation officials assess performance of the ICC

The Inter-County Connector has performed up to expectations in little more than three months of channeling about 1 million paying drivers between Interstate 270 and Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County, transportation officials said Wednesday. Traffic on Maryland’s newest highway, officially ...

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Editorial: For whom the tolls rise

Just before Marylanders began the summer ritual of heading for the beach in large numbers came word that state transportation officials are considering hefty toll hikes. Good. Maryland’s toll roads and bridges are another part of our transportation infrastructure that ...

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Top 5: Penn National, ICC and First Mariner

Late Thursday, The Daily Record broke the story that Penn National may sell its stake in the Maryland Jockey Club. This week also saw the ribbon cutting for the Inter-County Connector toll road, that officials hope will help decongest traffic. ...

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Debate done, cars take over Inter-County Connector

SILVER SPRING — Tatiana Olivera is happy with her commute. She drove from her home in Shady Grove to her job on Norbeck Road on the Inter-County Connector, which opened its first stretch Wednesday morning after decades of debate. “It’s ...

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$2.6B ICC hailed as catalyst for commerce

GAITHERSBURG — The decades-long wait for the Inter-County Connector will end Wednesday when drivers get their first crack at the new toll road snaking through Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. At a rain-soaked ribbon-cutting event in the westbound lanes Monday ...

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