A 3.5-mile stream restoration project is underway as part of environmental mitigation work required with construction of the Intercounty Connector. Workers are using 70-foot trees cut from the highway right-of-way to line stream banks with bad erosion.
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ICC work will help waterways, Md. officials say Article | About 500 feet from the enormous construction site for the 18.8-mile Intercounty Connector, a giant excavator rumbled about one recent afternoon, clawing at the banks of the Northwest Branch in northern Silver Spring. A powerful pump sucked out the water and funneled it downstream through large r...