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BWI adding extra security lane to speed traffic until new checkpoint opens later this year

BWI adding extra security lane to speed traffic until new checkpoint opens later this year

BWI Airport's longest security line is getting shorter just in time for the Fourth of July.

A temporary, additional passenger lane was added this week to the Concourse D checkpoint, making it six lanes. The move will reduce wait times for passengers flying out of Concourses D, officials at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Transportation Security Administration said.

It's a hold-over measure until a new $105 million concourse reconstruction project, called the D/E Connector Program, is finished later this year. When that happens, the D checkpoint will...

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