May 4, 2017

$100 Million in I-270 Congestion Relief Announced

Commuters will soon see a break in the I 270 congestion. County Executive Ike Leggett joined Governor Larry Hogan, State Highway Administrator Gregory Slater, and representatives from the winning firms to announce the advancement of the state’s $100 million I-270 Innovative Congestion Management Project. This program is expected to save drivers up to 30 minutes on their morning commute southbound from Frederick to I-495.

The plan will use innovative traffic management solutions to allow vehicles to move more efficiently along I-270 between I-70 and I-495. Final design is underway this spring with construction to begin this fall. The entire project will be completed in 2019.

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