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Cattle prod found in passenger’s carry-on at BWI

LINTHICUM — A Delaware man has been cited with stashing a compact cattle prod in his carry-on luggage at BWI. The Transportation Security Administration says checkpoint officers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport discovered the prod in the carry-on luggage ...

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Maryland’s I-95 travel plazas to be replaced in public-private partnership

ANNAPOLIS — A Miami-based company will spend $56 million to redesign and rebuild the state’s aging travel plazas on Interstate 95 under a deal approved Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority. Under the public-private partnership, or “P3,” the state will ...

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Intercounty Connector off to a smooth start

GAITHERSBURG — Officials say everything went smoothly on opening day for approximately 11 miles of a new toll road linking Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. The section of the Intercounty Connector that opened Tuesday runs from Georgia Avenue to just ...

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Week in review: 11/4/11

Mt. Washington tavern hit by fire Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long ...

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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’s tolls raise for thee

Drivers crossing over or under Baltimore’s harbor will soon have to fish an extra buck from their wallets. Tolls there and across the state will increase Tuesday as the Maryland Transportation Authority grapples with mounting debt associated with new projects ...

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Second stretch of ICC to open next month

The second stretch of the $2.6 billion Intercounty Connector will open in time for the morning rush hour on Nov. 22, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced Friday. The 10.35-mile segment will connect Georgia Avenue to Interstate 95 in Prince George’s ...

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Maryland tolls legislation put on ice

A Baltimore County senator’s effort to get the General Assembly involved in the planned, statewide toll increases during the special redistricting session this week will likely have to wait. Sen. Norman Stone, D-Baltimore County, said Monday the legislature should hold ...

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Bartlett to lead Md. Transportation Authority

Gov. Martin O’Malley tapped Harold Bartlett on Tuesday to run the Maryland Transportation Authority, the toll agency that has been under fire recently for raising the cost to drive its tunnels, bridges and highways. Bartlett is a veteran of the ...

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