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Posted at 9:25 AM ET, 02/22/2011

Today's transportation roundup

By Michael D. Bolden

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."

By Michael D. Bolden  | February 22, 2011; 9:25 AM ET
Categories:  Highways, Maryland  | Tags:  Intercounty Connector  
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They should do a video with Candy Lynn Baldwin, the girl whose distracted driving killed a truck driver on the Bay Bridge.

Posted by: getjiggly1 | February 22, 2011 1:32 PM | Report abuse

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