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I-495, Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia opened 50 years ago today

It was on this day fifty years ago that the Capital Beltway, Interstate 495, was completed in Northern Virginia. I suppose many commuters would have found it opening a day earlier more apropos as the road seems more a burden than anything else and the SPEED LIMIT 55 signs to be a mockery.

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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Praise for Mike Pettigano and Bergen Record/NorthJersey.com on breaking the Christie GWB scandal

The allegations that officials in Gov. Chris Christie’s administration ordered the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to close some lanes of the George Washington Bridge (I-95, US 1 & 9) is disappointing on several fronts. What isn’t disappointing is that my friend and former colleague from my Gannett days (and fellow Penn

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This Sunday – 4 NFL games and a winter storm for a 235 mile stretch of I-95

This Sunday, at 1 p.m. in an approximately 235 miles span of Interstate 95, there are four NFL games taking place, each located within 2 miles of the East Coast’s main highway: Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Redskins, Fex Field, Landover, Md. Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md. Detroit Lions vs.

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