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Ron Freeland, the executive secretary for the Maryland Transportation Authority, says the electronic E-ZPass system will be the only payment accepted for tolls on the road currently being built between Gaithersburg and Laurel.
Matt Bush
Ron Freeland, the executive secretary for the Maryland Transportation Authority, says the electronic E-ZPass system will be the only payment accepted for tolls on the road currently being built between Gaithersburg and Laurel.

Paying tolls on the Intercounty Connector in Maryland will be "E-Z." If not, drivers will have to pay more. Cash will not be accepted for tolls on the road, currently being built between Gaithersburg and Laurel. Ron Freeland, the executive secretary for the Maryland Transportation Authority, says the electronic E-ZPass system will be the only payment accepted.

Matt Bush reports....

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