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June 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Lanes Reopen After Fuel Spill on the Beltway

UPDATED: All lanes are now open. Update – All lanes have reopened NB I-495 before River Rd (exit 39). Expect residual delays. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 27, 2017 Traffic is backing up on the Beltway after a fuel spill, involving a disabled tractor trailer, on I-495 northbound near River Road during the […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Motorcycle Wreck Closes I-370 During Evening Rush Hour

A motorcycle wreck on westbound I-370 closed the interstate for hours during the Thursday evening rush hour. Current situation on I-370 West – traffic at a standstill approaching motorcycle crash on the ramp to I-270 South. #MDTraffic pic.twitter.com/5v7gqpF4Sv — Danielle Deverell (@DanielleTraffic) April 27, 2017 Traffic was diverted either onto Md. 355 or to an […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a Toyota Camry that occurred shortly before 7 a.m. in the area of Georgia Avenue and Regina Drive in Aspen Hill. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates a 64-year-old pedestrian was crossing northbound Georgia Avenue near Regina Drive, when he was struck […]

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August 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Safe Track Work Begins on the Red Line, Ridership Down (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Metro officials say ridership on the Red Line dipped significantly as Safe Track repair work began as scheduled on August 1st, with continuous single tracking between the Takoma and Silver Spring stations, now thru August 7. According to a Metro news release, ridership on the Red Line was down approximately 30 to 40 percent this […]

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July 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Metrorail’s General Manager on Safe Track Repairs on the Red Line (VIDEO)

At a July 27th news conference at the Silver Spring Metro station, local officials advised Metro Red Line commuters to seek transportation alternatives next week as Safe Track repair work is expected to cause significant delays on the entire line. “This will be the first time Red line customers will experience Safe Track reductions slash delays,” said […]

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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Transportation Dollars Applauded by Local Lawmakers (VIDEO)

Millions of dollars in state funding will be coming to Montgomery County to ease congestion along the I-270 corridor and local roads. State Senator Cheryl Kagan and County Executive Isiah Leggett attended the news conference in Potomac where Governor Larry Hogan announced the new funding. Nearly $230 million dollars will be spent on projects designed […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Trooper Injured in Crash on I-270 at Muddy Branch Road

A Maryland trooper was injured in a collision on I-270 north at Muddy Branch Road on Tuesday afternoon that backed up traffic during the afternoon rush hour. According to a Maryland State Police Department news release, Sgt. Edward Witanowski was traveling northbound on I-270 when he observed a disabled motorist on the left shoulder. According […]

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April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Water Main Repairs Complete, Repaving Set for Monday

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crews have completed repairs on a 12-inch water main break that occurred along University Boulevard at Piney Branch Road on Saturday morning. Road repairs were completed on Sunday and repaving is expected to take place on Monday after the morning rush hours. According to WSSC, two westbound and two eastbound […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Urges Motorists to Avoid Travel During Rush Hour

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging motorists to plan ahead and make alternative plans to avoid travel Friday morning due to a snow storm expected during rush hour. SHA crews will be out prior to the storm and have pre-treated roadways with salt brine. Forecasters are predicting the storm will […]

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October 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Rockville Pike at Rush Hour

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are responding to a 16-inch water main break on West Cedar Lane and Rockville Pike and traffic is backed up at rush hour because of lane closures. The northbound lanes of Rockville Pike are closed at Jones Bridge and Pooks Hill Roads, according to Montgomery County Police. WSSC officials […]

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