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Maryland chooses private team to build, operate light-rail Purple Line

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced Wednesday that the state has chosen a team of private companies to build, operate and maintain a light-rail Purple Line in the Washington suburbs for $3.3 billion over 36 years.

Under the winning bid — proposed by the team Purple Line Transit Partners and led by construction giant Fluor Corporation — the six-year construction project would begin late this year, and the 16-mile line would open for service by spring 2022.

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