In Maryland, the state Highway Administration will begin upgrading roads connected to the massive expansion of the Bethesda Naval Hospital because of BRAC, even though it doesn't have the money to pay for the projects yet.
The military hospital that has tended to privates and patients for more than a century is closing its doors. There was a flag casing ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center today -- signaling its imminent closure.
In Virginia, neighborhood groups in the West End of Alexandria are opposing a proposal to widen Beauregard Street -- a major thoroughfare where more than 6,000 daily commuters are expected to start showing up for work in September.
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