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Governor Hogan Delivers New Potomac River Crossing

Governor Larry HoganStanding at the base of the 75-year-old Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge, Governor Larry Hogan announced $765 million in funding for construction of a new Potomac River crossing from Charles County, Maryland, to King George County, Virginia. This crossing is vital to the nation's security and to the quality of life of thousands of Marylanders who depend on this bridge daily for work, business, and recreation.

Existing Bridge:

Current Bridge and Conceptual Rendering

With only one, narrow lane in each direction, the existing bridge causes near daily congestion and traffic issues. Routine maintenance and large-scale preservation efforts have significant traffic impacts.


New Nice Bridge Project Update - January 18, 2018 from TheMDTA on Vimeo.

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Maryland Transportation Authority
New Nice Bridge Project
Attn: William N. Pines, PE
Director of Project Development
Office of Engineering and Construction
8019 Corporate Drive, Suite F
Nottingham, Maryland 21236


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