Category Archives: Maryland

I-95: Chesapeake House reopened

Chesapeake House the second service area, err travel plaza on Interstate 95 (John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway) north, reopened last Tuesday. Both the renovation and reopening seems to be lacking in the fanfare of Maryland House, but it’s good news for I-95 travelers. Post by Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA). In my experience Chesapeake House, originally

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Snow plowing information for Virginia, D.C. and Maryland

Once again, we’re getting snowed on again (3¼ inches by 9 a.m. in Alexandria) and everything is closed. After my brother linked to the real-time VDOT snow plow map, I thought I’d compile a list. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA VODTplows.org – pretty good tracker of plows working on Virginia Department of Transportation routes. Alexandria Snow Removal

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Maryland House service area by C. Patrick Zilliacus

I-95: New Maryland House service area re-opened, Chesapeake House closed

The first service area on Interstate 95 north, Maryland House, reopened recently. The facility was knocked down and replaced after closing in September 2012. Private money built the new facility, and a private company will operate it. Here’s what Maryland gets: “Over $400 million in state revenue over the length of the partnership,” said Lt.

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@Metro_Nomad’s valiant effort to visit every Metro station falls five short

On Saturday, Steve Ander @Metro_Nomad , a Northern Virginia resident, set out to visit every station on the Metro system, defined as such: The carefully crafted itinerary will keep him riding until he has stopped — and exited for a photo — at each of the 86 stations in the system. WTOP live-blogged, from which

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