More Problems Found at Silver Spring Transit Center

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    Montgomery County leaders now say hundreds of beams and girders that support the structure will have to be strengthened.

    That work is expected to start soon, but overall, the transit center is still a long way away from opening.

    At a meeting with the Montgomery County Council Tuesday, project leaders talked about the extensive repairs required to fix the building, already years behind schedule and millions of dollars over budget.

    Some repairs will have to be put on hold until temperatures warm up and officials say it could be late spring or summer at the earliest before the transit center finally opens.