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NORTH COUNTY

October 30, 1992

Widening of Aviation Blvd. begins

The State Highway Administration has begun initial work to widen Aviation Boulevard near Baltimore-Washington International Airport from two lanes to four lanes.

Workers from Reliable Contracting Co. of Millersville have been clearing, grading and building storm water management ponds, constructing the new southbound roadways and clearing the way for part of a new hiker-biker trail that's being developed along with the roadside.

The $2.3 million project, which will tie in with a planned I-97 interchange at Dorsey Road, should be completed by mid-September next year, officials said.

Workers will also construct part of a hiker-biker trail that eventually will circle the airport and connect with the B&A Trail.

SHA officials announced last spring they planned to expand one mile of the road north of Dorsey Road to accommodate traffic.

Youth, 13, charged with drug possession

A 13-year-old boy was charged as a juvenile Tuesday with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute after police say they found 13 bags of the drug in a stolen car in which he was riding with two Baltimore men.

According to the police report, officers stopped a 1983 Cadillac at Ritchie Highway and Cresswell Road.

The car had been reported stolen in Baltimore County Monday, police said.

Police charged the driver, Dante Oliver, of the 2600 block of Virginia Ave., and Troy Spencer, of the 2400 block of Madison Ave., with unauthorized use of the car.

POLICE LOG

* Brooklyn Park: Thieves stole a color television Monday from a home in the 5200 block of Brookwood Road.

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