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State says schedule for study of third bridge span on track

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at a news conference on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 near Annapolis, Md., with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in the backdrop. Hogan announced a $5 million study to explore a potential new Chesapeake Bay crossing. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland officials are clarifying that a study on building and paying for a third span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is on schedule. The Daily Times reports the Maryland Transportation Authority is conducting a $5 million study on paying for ...

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New leaders appointed at Md. transportation agencies

The Hogan administration today announced new leaders have been appointed to run the Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). The MDTA board this morning voted to appoint Milton Chaffee as the authority’s executive director. Chaffee ...

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The ‘gift’ of a toll increase

Maryland Transportation Authority Executive Director Bruce W. Gartner looks on as Transportation Sec. Pete K. Rahn answers questions from members of the Senate Budget and Taxation and Finance Committees. (Bryan P. Sears/The Daily Record)

Motorists in Maryland could be looking at a toll increase four years sooner than expected as the result of toll reductions that begin to take effect on July 1. Briefing documents on the toll reductions that were presented to the Maryland Transportation Authority Board in May show that the reductions championed by Gov. Larry Hogan have moved up the projected timeline for the next toll increase by four years.

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