The state will be raising the speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph next month on the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's first all-electronic toll road.
The decision Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority came after more than six months of study of engineering data and the 20 single-vehicle crashes that occurred in the highway's first year of operation. It also renders moot a bill filed last month by two
State officials estimate the higher speed will shave 90 seconds off a trip from Interstate 270 in
But just to be on the safe side, crews will be installing curve warning signs on the 18-mile road, also known as MD 200, between now and the end of March.