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Losing bidder signals intent to sue MDOT over Transurban contract

Plus: Women’s Caucus pushes for Judge Burrell to fill Appeals Court vacancy; Police say speed trap nets 875 tickets in Montgomery, Prince George's

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Losing bidder signals intent to sue MDOT over Transurban contract

Capital Express Mobility Partners, a consortium that unsuccessfully sought a multi-billion-dollar contract to finance and build toll lanes on interstate highways in Montgomery County, has signaled that it intends to sue the Maryland Department of Transportation.

The consortium’s determination to litigate is conveyed in an Aug. 10 letter sent by its attorney, former Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, to the Board of Public Works. [Maryland Matters]

Women’s Caucus pushes for Judge Burrell to fill Appeals Court vacancy

With Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera due to retire next month, the women’s caucus of the General Assembly is urging Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. to nominate Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Sharon V. Burrell to replace her on the Court of Appeals. [Maryland Matters]

Police say speed trap nets 875 tickets in Montgomery, Prince George’s

Police said they gave nearly 900 tickets and arrested almost 20 people during a six-month blitz to combat excessive speeding.

The multi-phase initiative focused on the Montgomery and Prince George’s County sections of Interstate 495. [Patch]

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