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The day when the Washington area consisted of the District of Columbia and a collection of small suburban enclaves is long past. Today our metropolitan region is home to nearly 6 million residents, nearly 45% of whom live in Northern Virginia. Only about 12% live in the District of Columbia.
Posted on November 30, 2017 in: American Legion Bridge • In the News • Potomac River Crossing • Traffic Congestion
For decades Maryland local and state officials opposed the Intercounty Connector (ICC) and a new northern Potomac River crossing.
Today, we learned that the ICC (30 million annual trips) is Maryland’s second most heavily used toll facility.
And today we re-learned (for the zillionth time) that even a brief shutdown of the American Legion bridge results in region-wide traffic mayhem and why such incidents (along with North Korea’s latest missile test) add even more urgency to construction of a new northern crossing.
Surveys over the years have shown strong public support for the ICC and a new crossing.
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