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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Administration Breaks Ground for Brookeville Bypass

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn to announce the reconstruction of the Brookville bypass Tuesday afternoon. Officials said this new road project will mean less time in the car for commuters. “Drivers consistently face delays and congestion when navigating the current narrow, and two-lane roadway through this historic Maryland town,” said […]

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September 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Govenor Hogan to Name Georgia Avenue After Officer Noah Leotta

Governor Larry Hogan will dedicate part of Georgia Avenue to Montgomery County police Officer Noah Leotta today. Last December, Leotta was struck by a vehicle while working as a member of the police department’s Holiday Alcohol Task Force. He had stopped a suspected drunk driver in Rockville when he was struck by another vehicle. He […]

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September 14, 2015 | Aline Barros

Route 97 Improvements: SHA Wants To Hear From County Residents

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) officials are studying plans to improve Route 97 (Georgia Avenue) near Montgomery Hills shopping area between Forest Glen Road and 16th Street. SHA officials want to hear from residents through a survey about possible improvements that can include wider sidewalks, pedestrian crosswalks, bicycle lanes, and replacing the reversible lane […]

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