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The Maryland Transportation Authority says the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the Eastern Shore and the Nice Bridge between Carroll County, Md. and King George County, Va., are among those getting new cameras, lighting and sensors to detect stopped vehicles. Work on the year-and-a-half-long project is expected to begin soon.

MDOT authorities say the contract for the technology-based project went to SAIC, a Virginia company. It's part of a plan to protect the state's infrastructure.

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