Maryland County Council's Vote Is Bad News for Proposed Connector

Newman, Emily
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/12/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31655, p6
Trade Publication
The council of Prince George's County, Maryland voted unanimously in June 2003 to oppose construction of the Inter-County Connector, a proposed 18-mile, fearing that it might take jobs away from the area. The project has a total price tag estimated at $1.5 billion, with most of that financed with consolidated transportation bonds issued by the Maryland Department of Transportation. There are concerns whether there will be enough revenue to complete the connector and that it would draw economic development away from the region.


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