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AAA Travel Forecast for Thanksgiving Holiday Week

AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates 46.3 million Americans, including over 983,000 Marylanders, will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, reflecting the highest volume for the holiday since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday, November 30. Nationwide, travel is estimated to increase 4.2 percent compared […]

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Motorists May Want to Rethink Traveling Plans for Wednesday

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With the potential for heavy rain and wet snow on the busiest travel day of the year, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is strongly encouraging travelers to avoid driving Wednesday. As meteorologists continue to refine the forecast, SHA advises that any precipitation in the Baltimore/Washington/Frederick metropolitan areas will create additional delays that were already […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Advisory Committees Need Volunteers (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Department of Transportation and the Maryland Highway Administration are seeking volunteers to serve on Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Advisory committees. The deadline to apply is Nov. 21. Learn more in Tom Pogue’s Transportation Update video. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Learn more or make […]

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Century Boulevard Extension Now Open to Traffic

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A new, 2,600-foot portion of Century Boulevard in Germantown, extending from underneath Father Hurley Boulevard to Kinster Drive, is now open, according to the Department of Transportation. The road provides a connection to the future Dorsey Mill Road. Together with a new interchange planned for I-270, these connections are designed to help link the east […]

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Snow Summit Showcases Winter Readiness (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett recently attended the county’s annual Snow Summit where officials discussed preparedness for the upcoming winter season. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Leaf Collection and Snow Summit Updates (VIDEO)

In this video, Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (DOT) spokesperson Tom Pogue has the latest on the county’s leaf collection program, which begins this month, and he tells us about the county’s annual snow summit. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Final Section of the ICC Opening Soon

The State Highway Administration reports that crews will begin opening the final section of the Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 to US 1 in Prince George’s County at the end of this week. During this same time, crews also will begin opening the I-95/Konterra Drive (formerly Contee Road) Interchange, located between the ICC and MD 198. […]

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NTSB Report of Frederick Mid-Air Crash Shows Pilot Never Saw Helicopter

A preliminary report of the fatal crash of a helicopter and plane in Frederick Oct. 23 indicates that the pilot of the plane may not have seen the third helicopter reported in the area as he prepared to land. The National Transportation Safety Board recently released its preliminary report of the fatal crash that killed […]

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Money Bag From Armored Car Lost Along I-270

Drivers along Interstate 270 this morning who thought they might have had a Halloween treat when a money bag fell from an armored car are being asked by the Maryland State Police to give the money back or face theft charges. About 8 a.m. Oct. 31, an armored transport vehicle from the GardaWorld security company […]

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Accident Closes Md. 355 At Grosvenor Lane

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a major accident that has shut down both the north and southbound lanes of Md. 355. According to a tweet from MCFRS Spokesman Pete Piringer two people were trapped in the accident involving an overturned car. The road is closed to traffic at Grosvenor Lane. […]

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