ANNAPOLIS, MD (November 18, 2011) – On MONDAY, November 21, at 10:30 a.m., Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will join U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary John D. Porcari, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Members of the Congressional and State delegations for a ribbon cutting to mark the ceremonial opening of the next segment of the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 from Georgia Avenue to I-95. The roadway will officially open to traffic by 6 a.m. the next morning, Tuesday, Nov. 22, weather permitting.
The ICC is an east-west highway connecting Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in the Washington, D.C., suburbs and the State’s first all-electronic toll road. The first segment of the ICC, from I-370 to Georgia Avenue, opened to traffic on Feb. 23.
More than 500 guests are expected to attend this historic event, which will take place rain or shine. Risers will be available for photographers and videographers.
WHAT: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Intercounty Connector’s next segment (Georgia Avenue to I-95)
WHERE: Westbound ICC/MD 200 between I-95 and Old Gunpowder Road
WHEN: MONDAY, November 21, 2011
DIRECTIONS: From points north: Follow US-29 S/Columbia Pike and take exit toward Briggs Chaney Road. Turn left onto Briggs Chaney Road. Follow signs to ICC and access ICC eastbound to event parking.
From points south: From I-95 N, take exit 29A for MD-212 E and merge onto MD-212 (Powder Mill Road). Turn left onto Old Gunpowder Road, then turn left onto Briggs Chaney Road. Follow signs to ICC and access ICC eastbound to event parking.
For Live Trucks ONLY: Access event site and parking via I-95 N or S ramps to ICC. Refer to attached map.