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Inspections Show Two ICC Bridges Have Cracks

A spokesperson for the road says it's still safe.

Maryland's newest state highway is already in trouble. Two bridges that carry Intercounty Connector drivers through East Montgomery County have cracks, state inspectors have found. 

The ramp near Route 29 and bridge over Route 29 and Briggs Chaney Road have cracks, WTOP reports

A spokesperson for the ICC said the bridges are safe, despite the fissures, which he said impact durability. 

Independent contractors will foot the bill to repair the bridges. 

See everything we've written about the Intercounty Connector.

Last October, three cracks were found in the road's interchanges at Needwood Road, Emory Lane and Georgia Avenue. 

The road that stretches from Gaithersburg to Laurel cost the state about $2.56 billion. The eastern portion, from Georgia Avenue to I-95, . 

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