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Hogan announces $93.2 million for Route 175 projects

In the next two decades, daily traffic along Route 175 near Fort George G. Meade is expected to double to approximately 66,000 vehicles a day.

To address the anticipated expansion of gridlock around Fort Meade, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday the state is allocating $93.2 million. The funds will pay for three construction projects designed to alleviate congestion along the Route 175 corridor. Combined with federal funding, the projects will cost $139 million, state officials said.

“Anyone who has traveled Maryland 175 during rush hour can tell you about the gridlock along that stretch of highway,” Hogan said. “The investments we’re highlighting today will ease a notorious bottleneck that has plagued this region for far too long.”

Read the full article from the Capital Gazette.


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