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May 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Pass Through Montgomery County May 27

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists rode down I-270 south Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon escorted by Montgomery County police officers. Dozens of passerby stood on highway overpasses and cheered and waved American flags to honor the riders below. Hundreds of motorcycles headed to #RollingThunder on I-270 At Montrose Rd. #Rockville @mymcmedia #MemorialDayWeekend2018 […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.05 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this […]

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September 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

I-270 Repaving Could Last Till Summer

An expanded I-270 has been on the minds of state and county officials lately, but while that project is years away, commuters are still inching along the highway while the State Highway Administration continues a milling and paving project. The $6.7 million project improves a 4-mile section in Clarksburg. Crews will grind off the top […]

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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Troopers Make More Than 7,800 Traffic Stops on Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland troopers made more than 7,800 traffic stops on state roads over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to a Maryland State Police Department Facebook post, the stops resulted in the arrest of 111 impaired drivers. Police said their holiday traffic enforcement took place between May 26 and May 30. During that time period, troopers […]

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May 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Announce DUI Checkpoint in Montgomery County

UPDATED Troopers from the Maryland State Police Department’s Rockville barracks will be conducing a DUI checkpoint tonight in Montgomery County along with police from the Montgomery County Police Department, according to a MSPD news release. The location of the checkpoint is not being disclosed. In addition, police are planning to deploy saturation patrols on local roads […]

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May 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

More People Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting that one million Washington metro area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this holiday weekend. “It’s the highest number […]

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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett and Van Hollen Discuss Local and Federal Issues (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Senator Chris Van Hollen met this week to talk about a variety of issues including, the federal budget and transportation issues. “We were meeting about a whole range of issues important to Montgomery County and Maryland,” Van Hollen said.  “I wanted to get an update from him on what […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers on Storm Duty

Maryland state troopers are being reassigned to storm duty, if they are not on road patrol duties already today, as the Maryland State Police Department preps for the pending winter storm. According to a news release, troopers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Automotive Safety Enforcement Division and Special Operations Division are being assigned to […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on I-270

Maryland State police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Wednesday morning on northbound I-270 at Clopper Road in Gaithersburg. According to a police report, a 46-year-old woman from North Potomac was fatally struck by a tractor trailer. Police said the pedestrian was in the travel portion of lane number four when […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares for Snow

UPDATED Montgomery County highway crews are preparing for some snow later today. According to a post on Twitter, the Storm Operations Center is activating at 4 p.m. so crews can prepare for Winter Storm Helena. So far, the county’s winter storm information portal has not been updated. Montgomery County spokesperson Esther Bowring said crews have […]

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