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Date: 2012

FHWA SIGNS OFF ON NICE BRIDGE PLANNING STUDY
Selected Alternative Includes New Four Lane Bridge with Bike/Ped Path;
Planning Phase of Nice Bridge Improvement Project Now Complete

Harry W. Nice Bridge

BALTIMORE, MD - The MD Transportation Authority (MDTA) has completed a six-year study to select an alternative to eventually replace the 72-year-old, two-lane Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (US 301), which connects Charles County, Md., and King George County, Va., across the Potomac River.

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MORE SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS TO BE ADDED TO THE BAY BRIDGE
MDTA Study Recommends Painted Buffer with Rumble Strips to Supplement Safety Measures Already in Place  

Bay BridgeBALTIMORE, MD  The MD Transportation Authority (MDTA) recently completed an evaluation of additional safety measures that could possibly be implemented at the Bay Bridge (US 50/301) during two-way traffic operations.  The study concluded that enhancements should be made to the current lane markings on the westbound span, including the addition of a painted buffer and continuous rumble strips.

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