October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Purple Line Construction Expected To Impact Long Branch Library Access Temporarily

Construction for the Purple Line is underway and starting Nov. 2, portions of Arliss Street will be closed which will impact access to Long Branch Library, according to a news release. The north part of Arliss Street from Flower Avenue to Walden Road will be shut down but access to the library will be available from […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Construction Begins on Median at Clarksburg Road and I-270 Next Week

Construction is beginning on the median of Clarksburg Road at I-270 on April 17. According to a public notice by the Pleasants Construction Company, one of the two thru lanes on southbound Clarksburg Road in the vicinity of the bridge over I-270 will be closed until the construction in the median is finished. The work […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Update on Carroll Avenue Bridge Closure in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

In Takoma Park, Carroll Avenue is closed to traffic at the Sligo Creek bridge. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will use electronic message boards to guide traffic.  

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August 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MD SHA Begins Constructing Safety Modifcations on River Road Intersection (PHOTO)

The Maryland State Highway Administration recently began construction of safety modifications at the intersection of River Road and Braeburn Parkway. The intersection is the site of the Feb. 27th tragic road side accident where three members of a Whitman High School family were killed. According to SHA officials, engineers analyzed the intersection in the spring […]

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August 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Education meets today in both closed and public sessions. You can peruse the BOE agenda, here. 2. The 2016 Power Conference: Women Doing Business takes place today at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. 3. […]

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August 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Back to School: County Council Member Craig Rice on Work Force Development

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students go back to class on Aug. 29. County Council member Craig Rice chairs the Council’s Education Committee, and he has recently met with Superintendent Jack Smith about the upcoming school year. During a recent interview at Northwest High School, Rice said one of the topics that the two local […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Road Closures on University Boulevard in Silver Spring After Two Water Main Breaks

UPDATED Aug. 1, 5:30 a.m. WSSC crews are working to repair two 12-inch water main breaks along University Boulevard in Silver Spring. As a result of the two breaks, all lanes of University Boulevard (eastbound and westbound) are closed between Seek Lane and Carroll Avenue. According to WSSC officials, the first break happened about 10 […]

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Carroll Avenue Bridge Construction in Takoma Park

As part of the $12 million Carroll Avenue bridge rehabilitation, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close Carroll Avenue between Jefferson Street and Flower Avenue beginning this week in Takoma Park. “The Carroll Avenue Bridge will close on the morning of Monday, July 25 and remain closed for a period of […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Resurfacing Project Begins This Month on I-495 Loop in Bethesda

Beginning this month, State Highway Administration (SHA) crews will resurface nearly six miles of the inner loop of I-495 between I-270 and the Seminary Road overpass in Montgomery County. According to SHA officials, the project is scheduled to begin in mid-June, and should be complete by the summer of 2017. “The pavement on this particular […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gas Leak in Gaithersburg, Portion of Fields Road Closed

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a nine-inch natural gas line break on Monday afternoon in the 9800 block of Fields Road in Gaithersburg. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a backhoe struck the line. According to Piringer, Fields Road was closed between Rio Boulevard and Washingtonian Boulevard because of the break and dozens […]

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