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State asked for funding to upgrade Frederick Road, sidewalk in Catonsville

State asked for funding to upgrade Frederick Road, sidewalk in Catonsville

Baltimore County is asking the state to make about $3 million in improvements along Frederick Road in Catonsville's Paradise community.

The request from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz to state Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn also asks that state transportation planners look into a rail or rapid transit bus link starting from Woodlawn and ending at Lexington Market in Baltimore, where riders can connect to Metro subway and light rail systems.

Improvements have been made to the Catonsville commercial corridor on Frederick Road, but more needs to be done to an area inside the Beltway, Kamenetz wrote in an Oct. 20 letter to Rahn.

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