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Floreen Says Conversations Continue About Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council President Nancy Floreen says conversations are continuing with state officials about the status of the shovel ready Watkins Mill Road Interchange. Local leaders recently learned that construction of the future interchange had been delayed and that the scope of the project may be changing.

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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Floreen Discusses Election Results, Liquor Authority and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

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At her weekly briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics including the “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way” rally, election results, term limits, the county’s Triple-A bond rating, the state’s transportation program, the proposed independent Liquor Authority, the landlord tenant bill, the Economic Development Corporation, the subdivision staging […]

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The Latest on the Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)

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Although the timing has been changed, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says state officials have indicated that the Watkins Mill Road Interchange is going forward. He said the questions that remain are the cost and the make up of the project. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, video:

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 25, in Montgomery County

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Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Government Contracting Forum at the Bethesda Pooks Hill Marriott this morning at 8 a.m. 2. The Gaithersburg City Transportation Committee will be meeting tonight at 7 p.m. The agenda includes an update on the […]

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Gaithersburg Mayor and Council Release Statement on Watkins Mill Interchange

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UPDATED Gaithersburg city leaders are asking residents and business owners to contact Governor Larry Hogan about the importance of moving forward with the Watkins Mill Road Interchange. On Friday, Mayor Jud Ashman and the Council released a joint statement about the project: “Late last year the City Council and I were very disheartened and disappointed […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County

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Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County House Delegation is scheduled to be briefed on the Watkins Mill Interchange today at 9 a.m. in Annapolis. 2. Mayor of Takoma Park Kate Stewart will be hosting a coffee meet and greet at Black Lion Grocery at 8:00 […]

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Montgomery County Delegation to Get Briefing on the Watkins Mill Interchange on Friday

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The Montgomery County House Delegation is scheduled to receive a briefing on the Watkins Mill Interchange at a meeting on Friday morning in Annapolis. According to an agenda for the meeting, State Highway Administrator Greg Johnson is scheduled to be part of the briefing. Just last week, Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn met with Montgomery […]

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Floreen Says Conversations Continue About Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)

Council President Nancy Floreen s Feb. 1st Briefing   YouTube

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council President Nancy Floreen says conversations are continuing with state officials about the status of the shovel ready Watkins Mill Road Interchange. Local leaders recently learned that construction of the future interchange had been delayed and that the scope of the project may be changing.

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Gaithersburg Mayor Meeting with Maryland Transportation Secretary Today

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Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is scheduled to meet with Maryland Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn today, in Hanover, to discuss the future of the Watkins Mill Road Interchange at I-270. Just last month, Ashman and the five-member City Council sent a letter to State Highway Administration officials expressing concerns about proposed changes to the design of […]

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County Council Asks Governor Hogan to Reinstate Plans for Full Watkins Mill Road Interchange

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The nine members of the Montgomery County Council have sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Peter Rahn, the secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation, asking that the state proceed with the original design of the long-planned interchange at I-270 and Watkins Mill Road in Gaithersburg. It was recently learned that the […]

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2 Responses to “Floreen Says Conversations Continue About Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)”

  1. On February 21, 2016 at 3:15 am responded with... #

    It appears that MoCo is in an information vacuum with what is happening at the state level. Would be glad to post some press statements from the Governor’s Media FB page. There is a power struggle foing on and although the Governor hae announced a one billion dollar commitment to fund much needed highway improvements , Annapolis law makers our blocking efforts to approve these funds because they all want their share of these monies. They want to block any executive action to allow him the prioritize these products. Its gridlock as usual and those few who resent the man who the majority of Marylanders voted into office to fix this gridlock are to blame.

  2. On February 21, 2016 at 3:35 am responded with... #

    Here is an update on the funding problems for the highway fundung. Read what the holdup is . Then contact your regional state representative to ask where they stand.




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