LANHAM, Md. (AP) — The first section of track for Maryland’s $5.6 billion Purple Line is being installed.
Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to attend a ceremony in Lanham, Maryland, on Thursday. Maryland transportation officials are also scheduled to attend.READ MORE: Baltimore County Releases New Opioid Overdose Data Dashboard
The 16.2-mile light rail line will run between New Carrollton in Prince George’s County and Bethesda in Montgomery County in the suburbs of the nation’s capital.READ MORE: FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ Doses
There are 21 stations planned for the Purple Line. It will connect MARC, Amtrak and local bus service.MORE NEWS: Anne Arundel County Public Schools Facing Staffing Shortages
(© Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)