Fewer Drivers On First Day Of ICC Tolls | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Fewer Drivers On First Day Of ICC Tolls

Play associated audio
The ICC opened to the public on Feb. 23, but drivers did not have to pay a toll until Monday.
Matt Bush
The ICC opened to the public on Feb. 23, but drivers did not have to pay a toll until Monday.

According to the Maryland Transportation Authority, about 2,000 vehicles traveled the ICC Monday between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Those are considered peak times during the morning rush hour. However, when the road was free, more than 5,000 drivers used the ICC during the same hours.

A trip on the ICC costs $1.45 during the morning and afternoon rush hours. It costs less during off peak and overnight hours.

The first stretch of the roadway opened last month and rest of the ICC is expected to open late this year or early next year. When its complete it will connect I-270 in Gaithersburg with I-95 in Laurel.

NPR

'Heaven Knows What' Adds New Wrinkles To The Street Junkie Narrative

The film slightly fictionalizes the experience of Arielle Holmes, a young homeless addict whom filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie first encountered in Manhattan's Diamond District.
NPR

This Cajun Chicken Pizza Will Remind You Of Your Salad Days

Chef James Rigato makes delicious seasonal dishes at his restaurant in Michigan. But perhaps what he is best known for is the pizza he created when he was just a teenager.
NPR

Reports: Ex-Speaker Hastert's Payments Linked To Sexual Misconduct

Both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times are reporting that Hastert was paying a man to not reveal that Hastert had abused him years ago.
NPR

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

The creator of the shadowy online marketplace had faced at least 20 years in prison, but federal prosecutors had sought a "substantially" longer sentence.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.