Today's transportation roundup
Metro says it successfully completed the work crews conducted during the weekend shutdown of the Smithsonian and Federal Triangle stations. The major work consisted of replacing track switches that allow trains to cross track. The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended the improvements.
Assuming we don't have any more weather delays, the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's new electronic toll road, will open to the public at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Katherine Shaver details the impact of the highway, and Dr. Gridlock answers questions about using what will be known as Maryland Route 200.
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood continues his crusade against texting and cellphone use in cars with the latest video in the "Faces of Distracted Driving."
Michael D. Bolden
| February 22, 2011; 9:25 AM ET
Categories: Highways, Maryland | Tags: Intercounty Connector
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