Hogan’s highway plans delayed for Prince George’s

The Capital Beltway winds through a suburban area, seen from above, in College Park, Maryland.


Gov. Hogan wants to widen the Capital Beltway with managed toll lanes. At least 34 homes would be demolished as part of the plan. Above, the Beltway snakes through Northern College Park.

Maryland’s Board of Public Works voted two-to-one to advance a proposal to widen I-270 and I-495 with toll lanes. Now, state officials can begin to solicit bids to build the project. However, transit advocates and environmentalists won some concessions that will dramatically re-order the three-phase proposed project.
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