Eight Foot Statue of Marion Barry Taking Shape

An 8-foot statue of “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry is taking shape. It’s set to be erected outside the John A. Wilson Building in downtown D.C. News4’s Tom Sherwood spoke with the sculptor, Steven Weitzman, on what he wanted to show.     http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Permanent-Tribute-For-Marion-_The-Mayor-For-Life_-Barry-Takes-Shape_Washington-DC-420022543.html

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Main Street Interchange Topic at Luncheon

O’Leary addressed the topic of construction along Interstate 35 at the Main Street intersection. The upgrade project, which will go as far south as the State Highway 9 interchange and north of the Indian Hills Road area, will be ongoing for at least six years. Currently under construction is the Main Street interchange. Known as […]

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Frederick Douglass finds new home in the Capitol

In 2012, after a five-year wait, a bill authored by Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.) and back by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) was unanimously voted upon to have the Frederick Douglass statue placed on Capitol Hill. “I think it is a really good way to show how a long time residence of Dc and advocate […]

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Washington to Get Bronze Representative in Capitol

WASHINGTON — Perhaps nowhere in America do the people of the District of Columbia feel less respected than in the District of Columbia. Their lone delegate to the House must sit, seething, as Congress approves the District’s annual budget, absent the vote of that delegate, who is prohibited from voting in the House. A statue […]

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Sculptured Precast Concrete Soundwalls Beautify Maryland Interstate 216

Between the towns of Laurell and Scaggsville in Howard County en route to the city of Baltimore, Md., a 1-mile (1.6 km) stretch of Maryland’s Interstate 216 needed to have its vehicle noise levels shielded from a highly populated community. This could have been done with conventional concrete soundwalls, which have been used successfully in […]

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