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Release DateRelease Title
November 5, 2014 Final Section of ICC and New I-95 Interchange in Prince George's County to Open by Monday
October 17, 2014 Traffic Alert: Traffic Switch - Ramp from Eastbound MD 198 to Southbound I-95 to Close Overnight; Follow Posted Detour
October 15, 2014 Traffic Alert: Southbound I-95 Ramps to MD 198 to Close Overnight; Follow Posted Detour
September 18, 2014 Temporary Double Lane Closures on Eastbound MD 200(ICC) Between US 29 and I-95 for Four Weekends
September 15, 2014 Crews to Perform Nighttime Lane Closures for Resurfacing Activities on Southbound I-95 from September 17 through mid October
September 8, 2014 Traffic Shift on Southbound I-95; Nighttime Double Lane Closures September 8 and September 9
August 19, 2014 Resurfacing on Northbound I-95, August 19 - August 27; Expect Delays During Nighttime Lane Closures
July 24, 2014 State Highway Administration Opens New Collector/Distributor Lanes on Northbound I-95
July 1, 2014 State Highway Administration to Shift Traffic on US 1 in Laurel
April 14, 2014 State Highway Administration Performs Traffic Switch on US 1 in Laurel
March 07, 2014 State Highway Administration to Close One Lane in both Directions of US 1 in Laurel this Weekend
December 17, 2013 Public Announcement: Proposed Community Stewardship Project PG-E Little Paint Branch Trail Extension Beltsville Agricultural Center
December 06, 2013 State Highway Administration to perform excavation and paving activities on US 1 from Contee Road to Muirkirk Road
November 27, 2013 Traffic Alert: Dec. 2, 2013, SHA to perform traffic switch on the ramp from northbound I-95 to eastbound MD 198
November 15, 2013 Traffic Alert: Nov. 17, 2013, SHA to perform traffic switch on the ramp from eastbound MD 198 to southbound I -95
July 02, 2013 New Study Confirms ICC Travel Time Savings and Congestion Relief on Area Roads
February 04, 2013 MDTA to Increase ICC Speed Limit to 60 MPH
October 16, 2012 SHA Begins ICC Reforestation Project in Prince George's County
September 25, 2012 Maryland State Highway Administration and Maryland Transporation Authority Earn Six National Awards for Intercounty Connector Project
September 20, 2012 Public Announcement: Proposed Stream Restoration Environmental Stewardship Project IC-62
September 17, 2012 Motorists Should Expect Shoulder Closures along Section of ICC (MD 200) Starting this Week
September 13, 2012 Upcoming NW-4 Open House
June 26, 2012 Traffic Alert: Motorists Should Expect Overnight Periodic Road Closures Along ICC Early Next Week
June 25, 2012 State Highway Administration Moves Five ICC Environmental Projects Forward in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties
June 12, 2012 Northeast States Earn Top Transportation Project Awards
May 30, 2012 Private Sector Firms & Public Agencies Honored with Transportation Project Environmental Excellence Awards
February 28, 2012 Governor O’Malley announces contract to construct final segment of the Intercounty Connector
February 16, 2012 New Montgomery County Park & Ride to Serve Intercounty Connector Commuter Bus Customers
November 21, 2011 Lt. Governor Brown Officially Opens Next Section of Intercounty Connector
October 25, 2011 State Highway Administration to Close Entrance to Westbound ICC from Norbeck Road
October 17, 2011 State Highway Administration to Implement I-95 Lane and Ramp Closure at MD 212, Exit 29
September 27, 2011 ICC 10-Mile Family Bike Ride and 5K Walk/Run on Oct. 23 Will Support Special Olympics Maryland
September 22, 2011 MTA Announces Public Hearings for Proposed New Intercounty Connector Bus Routes
August 12, 2011 State Highway Administration Opens New Exit Ramp from Northbound US 29 to Briggs Chaney Road as Part of ICC Construction
August 05, 2011 State Highway Administration Resurfaces Southbound US 29 in Montgomery County
July 28, 2011 State Highway Administration Opening ICC Bike Path in Montgomery County
July 27, 2011 State Highway Administration Enhances Water Quality in Upper Paint Branch Special Protection Area in Montgomery County
July 22, 2011 I-95 Roadwork Continues Near MD 212 (Powder Mill Road) in Prince George's County
July 15, 2011 State Highway Administration Relocates Ramp on Southbound US 29 to Access Fairland Road in Montgomery County
July 15, 2011 State Highway Administration Repaving Southbound I-95 in Prince George's County
July 13, 2011 Lake Frank Trail Project Begins in Montgomery County
July 13, 2011 State Highway Shifts New Hampshire Avenue Traffic as Part of InterCounty Connector Construction
June 23, 2011 Southbound I-95 Lane and Ramp Closures Scheduled Next Week Near MD 212 (Powder Mill Road) in Prince George's County
June 22, 2011 Redland Middle School Trail Project Set to Begin As Part Of ICC Work In Montgomery County
June 10, 2011 State Highway Administration Begins Work on Multiple Environmental Projects Associated with the ICC
June 06, 2011 State Highway Administration Shifts Traffic onto Permanent Norbeck Road/MD28 Bridge as Part of Intercounty Connector Project
May 05, 2011 State Highway Administration to Shift Traffic onto Notley Road Bridge as Part of Interconty Connector Project
April 20, 2011 Relocated Southbound US 29 Ramp to Westbound Fairland Road Opens Tomorrow
March 18, 2011 State Highway Administration Announces Changes to Traffic Signals and Lane Configurations on MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) Near MD 200 (ICC)
March 18, 2011 New Traffic Patterns on MD 97
February 24, 2011 SHA and MDTA Advise Motorists to Stay Alert for New Traffic Patterns on Roads Approaching the ICC
February 21, 2011 Feb. 22 ICC Opening Rescheduled to Feb. 23 Due to Forecasted Weather System
February 07, 2011 First Segment of ICC Scheduled to Open Feb. 22
December 07, 2010 I-270 Temporarily Closing Early Thursday Morning
October 18, 2010 Hundreds Support Special Olympics Maryland at Yesterday's ICC 5K Walk/Run
October 15, 2010 State Highway Administration Announces Traffic Shift onto New Briggs Chaney Road Bridge over MD 200
October 15, 2010 Demolition of Old Gunpowder Road Bridge over I-95 in Prince George's County Continues
October 04, 2010 New E-ZPass Stop-In Centers Ready to Serve ICC Travelers
October 01, 2010 State Highway Administration to Pave ICC Near Shady Grove Road
September 29, 2010 Unique Opportunity to Walk/Run on ICC/MD 200 and Support Special Olympics Maryland
September 24, 2010 State Highway Administration to Use Temporary Lane Closures on I-270 for Intercounty Connector Construction
July 30, 2010 Traffic Alert: State Highway Shifts Traffic on New Hampshire Avenue
May 06, 2010 State Highway Administration Shifts Traffic on Norbeck Road
May 01, 2010 State Highway Shifts Traffic on Notley Road for Intercounty Connector Construction
March 31, 2010 State Highway Administration Temporarily Closes Section of Bonifant Road in Silver Spring As Part of InterCounty Connector Project
March 19, 2010 State Highway Administration Begins New ICC Traffic Pattern at I-370 / Shady Grove Road
February 15, 2010 Maryland State Highway Administration Restores Stream in Montgomery County
November 20, 2009 State Highway Administration Shifts Old Columbia Pike Traffic onto New Bridge Over Intercounty Connector
October 30, 2009 State Highway Administration Continues Overnight Construction for ICC Bridges over I-95
October 30, 2009 State Highway Shifts Traffic on New Hampshire Avenue/MD 650 for InterCounty Connector Construction
October 30, 2009 State Highway Administration Shifts Traffic on Old Gunpowder Road Bridge over I-95 for InterCounty Connector
October 30, 2009 State Highway Administration to Permanently Close Section of Cape May Road at New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring as Part of InterCounty Connector
October 30, 2009 National Capital Trolley Museum Begins Countdown to Open House
October 13, 2009 Construction Underway for Dog Park in Olney
October 09, 2009 Transportation Secretary Announces New Speed Enforcement Technology
September 23, 2009 Notice for Public Tolling Comment
September 23, 2009 MDTA Announces Proposed ICC Tolling Plan
August 21, 2009 State Highway Administration Shifts Traffic As Part of ICC Project in Montgomery County
August 03, 2009 SHA to Shift Traffic for ICC Bridge Construction
July 10, 2009 SHA to Re-Route Paths Along US-29
June 19, 2009 I-370 June Traffic Shift
June 19, 2009 Redland Road Traffic Shift
April 20, 2009 MD 97 Traffic Alert, Weather Permitting
March 06, 2009 New: Construction Update for Contract B
March 06, 2009 Weekend Work in Contract A - Weather Permitting
February 20, 2009 Weekend Work in Contract A through February - Weather Permitting
November 17, 2008 Straight Scoop: SHA Settles EDF Appeal - Final Legal Hurdle for ICC Removed
August 04, 2008 W. Shady Grove Rd. Construction Accident - UNRELATED to ICC
July 07, 2008 TRAFFIC ALERT:Night Work Along Shady Grove Road
April 24, 2008 State Highway Administration Discovers Rare African-American Archaeology Site
April 04, 2008 Look for the spring 2008 ICC Connector in the mail! Click here to preview.
March 18, 2008 The ICC Project is sponsoring two DBE Informational Meetings on March 4th and March 6th.
February 05, 2008 SHA Approves Construction Start for ICC Contract C
November 20, 2007 News release announcing the selection of second major ICC contract
November 09, 2007 Statement on ICC lawsuits ruling from Maryland Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari
November 07, 2007 News release on U.S. District Court ruling on ICC lawsuits
October 31, 2007 Excavations Revisit Maryland's Distant Past: Anderson Branch Site Fact Sheet
October 31, 2007 ICC Project Advances With Archeological Investigations
October 02, 2007 State Highway Administration Collects Nearly 100 Box Turtles to Tag for Relocation This Fall
March 27, 2007 News release announcing selection of initial ICC design-build contract
February 07, 2007 News Release on Announcing Maryland Has Petitioned to Join in the Defense of the ICC against environmental Lawsuit
January 04, 2006 Maryland Completes Final Environmental Impact Statement for Intercounty Connector
March 24, 2005 ICC Meets All Air Quality Requirements
February 03, 2005 News Release on Comment Period Extension
November 22, 2004 Maryland Releases Comprehensive Environmental Study for Proposed Intercounty Connector
November 03, 2004 State Transportation and Environmental Leaders Outline Benefits and Funding Plan for Intercounty Connector
June 15, 2004 State Highway Administration to Host Informational Update Meetings for Intercounty Connector Study
November 13, 2003 ICC Alternatives Public Workshops Scheduled for November 13, 15, 19
October 30, 2003 Intercounty Connector Enters Next Phase of Study
September 08, 2003 Intercounty Connector Open House Scheduled For Prince George's County
June 26, 2003 Intercounty Connector Open Houses Seek Public Involvement
June 11, 2003 Intercounty Connector Study is Officially Underway

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