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Transportation Update (Video)

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Community Relations Manager Tom Pogue of the Department of Transportation has some tips about safe walking in his latest transportation update. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information on safe walking in general visit montgomerycountymd.gov/walk

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Mobility Assessment Report Identifies Congested Intersections (VIDEO)

In this Montgomery Plans video, find out the latest about the Planning Department’s Mobility Assessment Report. Planners Eric Graye and Jose Dory discuss the report and you will find out the number one most congested intersections in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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SHA Closes Two Lanes of NB Connecticut Avenue

Due to extremely poor driving conditions and the need for emergency pavement repairs, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has closed two lanes of northbound MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) from the Washington, D.C. line to MD 410 (East West Highway) in Chevy Chase. Crews are expected to complete paving along northbound MD 185 late Thursday […]

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Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda Will Remain Closed This Year (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County officials have announced that Woodmont Avenue between Bethesda Avenue and Leland Street in Bethesda will remain closed the rest of this year because of pedestrian concerns near a large and active construction site. “It will open when the garage opens in January,” said Sue Tucker, a spokesperson for Montgomery County. Earlier this month, […]

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Gaithersburg’s East Deer Park (Humpback) Bridge Reopens Aug. 31

The East Deer Park Bridge, also known as the Humpback Bridge, which spans the CSX railroad tracks between the city of Gaithersburg and the town of Washington Grove, has been closed to traffic since Monday, June 23. It is now scheduled to reopen on Sunday, August 31. At that time, East Deer Park Road between […]

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Metro Service Adjustments Planned for This Weekend

Metro officials have announced that reconstruction of the Metrorail system will continue over the weekend of August 22-24 with service adjustments beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday night and continuing thru the system’s closing on Sunday. Silver, Blue, Yellow and Green line trains are scheduled to operate at regular weekend intervals. Red and Orange line […]

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Street Beat: Road Resurfacing on ICC Project

Tonight (Aug. 19), the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin several nights of multiple lane closures on northbound I-95 between the MD 200 (Intercounty Connector (ICC) interchange to just north of MD 198 (Sandy Spring Road). The temporary closures are necessary for milling (removing the top layer of asphalt) and paving. Crews expect to […]

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County Peddling New Online Bike Route Map

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The Montgomery County Planning Department has created a new webpage dedicated to bikeways in Montgomery County. The page allows visitors to view all of the existing and proposed bikeways in the county complete with an interactive map. “We are certainly seeing a lot more people riding their bikes so there is this surge and new […]

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Street Beat: SHA Resurfaces Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase

Drivers who commute on Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) between Western Avenue and East West Highway in Chevy Chase should prepare for slowdowns as the State Highway Administration is now beginning the final stages of a resurfacing project. Weather permitting, the project should be complete by late fall. The $2.5 million safety and resurfacing project began […]

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Metro Extends Service for Redskins Preseason Game on Aug. 18

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Metro officials have announced that Metrorail service will be extended for an additional hour following the Redskins preseason game on Monday, Aug. 18 at FedEx Field. Riders traveling during the additional hour should enter the system at Morgan Boulevard or Largo Town Center stations no later than 12:10 a.m. to ensure that they make the […]

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