Work on roadways, parking progresses around BWI...

BWI DIGEST

September 24, 2001

Work on roadways, parking progresses around BWI

Construction at Baltimore-Washington International Airport is progressing with a new entrance and exit now open for the Maryland Department of Transportation headquarters. Excavation work continues on the neighboring site, where an 8,400-space parking garage is being built.

Additional lanes on the airport's new road network, including the Elm Road route for returning rental cars, are scheduled to open over the weekend.

Work is nearly complete on a 1,400-space surface parking lot scheduled to open next month across from the BWI Sheraton International Hotel at Aviation Boulevard and Elm Road.

Increased security cancels Plane Pull event

The fourth annual Plane Pull for Special Olympics has been canceled and the annual Northrop Grumman/Airport 5K Run and Family Walk has been moved to a new location because of heightened security measures.

The run and walk, a fund-raiser for children with Down syndrome, has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Embassy Suites, 1300 Concourse Drive in Linthicum.

Information: Wayne Malone, 410-993-7692, or Embassy Suites, 410-850-0747.

Business fair to focus to expanding via Internet

The sixth Annual BWI Business Networking and Procurement Fair, in partnership with Visionary Network Consultants Inc., is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at BWI Airport Marriott.

The networking event will explore how minority- and female-owned small companies can use the Internet to improve their businesses.

The event is free. Information: www.VNCINC.COM, 877-862-4620.

Gold parking lot to be used for overflow

BWI's Gold parking lot is being closed for the installment of additional lighting. It will reopen as an overflow lot.

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