Purple Line groundbreaking, signing ceremony set for Monday

Graphic courtesy of the Maryland Transit Administration. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a groundbreaking and signing ceremony for the Purple Line Monday, according to reports. The event will take place at 10 a.m. at the Purple Line Operations Center, 4800 Veterans Parkway. First reported by Bethesda Beat, the governor’s office this afternoon announced that the ceremony will include the signing of a full funding grant agreement for $900 million in federal funds for construction of the project. While preparatory work has been underway for some time, full construction is expected to...

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