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ABOUT THIS SERIES |  Maryland's Intercounty Connector will link Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg to Interstate 95 in Laurel. The highway is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in segments between 2011 and 2012, with Contract A opening February 23, 2011.

Intercounty Connector
The planned Intercounty Connector will connect Interstate 270 and Interstate 95 in Maryland. (The Washington Post)

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Motorists took more than 30,000 free trips on the Washington area's newest toll road Wednesday, when the first 7.2-mile stretch of the Intercounty Connector opened to traffic in the pre-dawn darkness.
 
ICC opens to traffic; more than 30,000 trips taken on first day (Post, February 23, 2011; 10:07 PM)
 
Test-driving the ICC: Racetrack-smooth, but at 7.2 miles, lacking on utility (Post, February 23, 2011; 6:23 PM)
 
Dr. Gridlock: ICC toll road opens (washingtonpost.com, February 23, 2011; 8:41 AM)
 
ICC opens with unusual aesthetics: Earth tones, arches and more (Post, February 23, 2011; 5:34 AM)
 
ICC aesthetics: Earth tones, arches and more that motorists might not notice (Post, February 23, 2011)
 
Ribbon cut for ICC, despite opening delay (Post, February 22, 2011)
 
Md.'s Intercounty Connector gets ribbon-cutting as opening is delayed for snow (Post, February 21, 2011; 7:37 PM)
 
Intercounty Connector opening delayed (washingtonpost.com, February 21, 2011; 1:17 PM)
 
Debate over the merits of Maryland's new toll road continues as the ICC opens to traffic (Post, February 21, 2011; 12:46 AM)
 
ICC still carries bumper-to-bumper controversies (Post, February 21, 2011)
 
Crews hurrying to complete first section of ICC (Post, February 16, 2011)
 
Crews work nonstop in Md. to finish first section of Intercounty Connector toll road (Post, February 15, 2011; 10:41 PM)
 
First part of ICC to open this month (Post, February 8, 2011)
 
First stretch of Intercounty Connector toll road in Maryland to open Feb. 22 (Post, February 7, 2011; 8:10 PM)
 
Under ICC deal, Md. studies some emissions, cuts others (Post, January 1, 2011)
 
Maryland studying emissions, reducing school bus pollution under ICC agreement (Post, December 31, 2010; 10:53 PM)
 
ICC opening pushed to start of 2011 (Post, December 7, 2010)
 
Weather delays opening of first segment of Intercounty Connector (Post, December 6, 2010; 8:29 PM)
 
ICC work will help waterways, Md. officials say (Post, November 26, 2010)
 
Stream repairs designed to offset ICC's environmental damage (Post, November 25, 2010; 9:50 PM)
 
First part of ICC may wait on the weather (Post, October 27, 2010)
 
First part of ICC highway may not be done until spring (Post, October 26, 2010; 8:50 PM)
 
Interconnector cacophony shatters sleep: Some in Derwood driven to take up Md.'s offer to stay in a hotel (Post, September 18, 2010)
 
Maryland's highway is in the hands of Melinda Peters (Post, July 18, 2010)
 
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