GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Sunday is the last chance for drivers to take advantage of a free ride on a new toll road linking Maryland’s Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
A new section of the Intercounty Connector opened Nov. 22 and runs from Georgia Avenue to just east of Interstate-95. The first seven miles of the $2.55 billion roadway opened in February.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Damp And Cool
Sunday is the last day driving on the entire 18 miles of the roadway will be free. Tolls will be enforced beginning Monday.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Union Says It Has Lost Confidence In Leadership Of BCPD Chief Melissa Hyatt
The remaining one mile of the six-lane highway connecting Gaithersburg and Laurel is expected to be finished in 2014.MORE NEWS: Technical Problems Raise Transparency Concerns In Latest Marilyn Mosby Criminal Case Hearing
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