After the above disclosure, a SUN HERALD news article dated February 12, 1997, reflected that Representative Bobby Shows stated that he would kill the bill if the final compromise requires that the four-lane intersect at the Woolmarket exit.
was quoted as saying, " We've never (specified an exit) before.
We've left it with the state Department of Transportation.
probably did not know that MDOT already had a preference for the Woolmarket exit.
" If we didn't hire a consultant, out people couldn't get to it for three or four years," said Shows
reminds motorists that the four-lane highway won't offer any quick fixes: The road likely will take six to seven years to build.