Photo courtesy of SHA Inspectors found 40 to 50 cracks in 13 concrete pier caps. Related Links: Toll Road Treads Lightly Officials Begin To Ask Themselves Just How Green Could My Highway Be? After Five Decades, Maryland Connector May Move Forward Concrete pier caps supporting three bridges on the new Intercounty Connector (ICC) in Maryland may have to be rebuilt following the discovery of cracks by Maryland State Highway Administration (MSHA) inspectors.According to a project spokesman, 40 to 50 cracks ranging from .005 to .035 in wide, and 7 in to 3 ft 8 in long, were found in 13
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