Examining Maryland’s options after Transurban exits toll lanes project

In Politics by Michael Rae

Earlier this month, Transurban, a toll road company operating roads in the United States, Canada, and Australia, announced that the Accelerate Maryland Partners team is terminating its agreement with the state of Maryland to build two variably priced managed lanes (two in each direction) on portions of Interstate 270 and Interstate 495 in Montgomery County.

The proposal also would have retrofitted and widened the American Legion Bridge over the Potomac River, which connects Maryland and Virginia. And the project’s phase 1A included hundreds of millions of dollars for transit service in Montgomery County, and in phase 1B, more than $500

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