Monday, November 21, 2011
Contract area B and C will open on the ICC tomorrow. Get the latest pricing, map, schedule and volume information.
Today the ribbon lay in two — tomorrow two major counties will be joined by one enormous roadway. At 6 a.m. Tuesday, the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 is scheduled to make a giant expansion, connecting I-270/I-370 to I-95 near Laurel — opening up two additional contract areas of the ICC. In February 2011, the segment designated as Contract A opened, which connected the 5.65 mile segment from I-270/I-370 to Georgia Avenue in Rockville/Olney. Tomorrow an additional segment will open, mapped out as both Contract B and Contract C. The additional 10-mile segment will pick up where the last segment left off, at Georgia Avenue, extending the east end of the ICC all the way to I-95. For now it's a free ride until December 4 at midnight. This …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Part of the proposed increases would help pay for the Intercounty Connector, designed to reduce congestion in D.C. and Baltimore suburbs.
Residents across the state will have the opportunity to weigh in on whether transportation officials should raise tolls to pay for road and bridge repairs, as well as new highways, such as the controversial Intercounty Connector. The estimated $2.56 billion Intercounty Connector, or ICC, is a high-tech roadway designed to reduce commuting times for suburban Baltimore and Washington, D.C. dwellers. Opponents such as The Coalition for Smarter Growth have said the project is too expensive and puts a burden on the environment. The Maryland Transportation Authority will hold nine public hearings this month on the toll increase proposal, expected to generate $77 million in its first fiscal year for the state agency that operates Maryland’s toll …
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Patch asked a few people about the Intercounty Connector, which recently opened its first section last week.
What do you know about the Intercounty Connector?