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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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April 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Open Houses Planned for Public to Express Opinions on I-270, I-495 Work

Commuters and others will get two chances this month to express their opinions on traffic congestion projects planned for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The first will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Clarksburg High School, 22500 Wims Road. The second will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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January 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: SHA Completes Repairs to Md. 355 Bridge over Monocacy

The Md. 355 bridge over the Monocacy River, just south of Frederick, will reopen by 8 p.m. Thursday, the Maryland State Highway Administration said. A truck struck the bridge on Dec. 7, causing significant damage that closed the bridge and forced a detour. After the crash, the SHA estimated repairs would take 60 days. Crews […]

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September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

State Begins $100 Million I-270 Project to Relieve Congestion

Maryland is starting work on I-270, based on the $100 million innovative congestion relief project for the highway, restriping the southbound I-270 spur onto the Capital Beltway. This work will eliminate the existing left lane drop where I-270 meets I-495, according to a news release from the Maryland Department of Transportation. The project should be […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

State Highway Administration to Spend $2.8 Million to Clean, Paint Montgomery Bridges

Next week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin cleaning and painting eight bridges in Montgomery County. Weather and progress permitting, the $2.8 million project should be complete spring 2018. Crews will start the project by cleaning and painting the MD 28 (Norbeck Road) Bridges over Rock Creek in Rockville.  Crews will […]

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April 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

SHA Says River Road Can’t Be Made into School Zone at Whitman High (VIDEO)

The State Highway Administration wrote Montgomery County officials last week that River Road near Walt Whitman High School cannot be made a school zone, which was sought in an effort to decrease speed limits along the road. Several members of a family died in a traffic accident on River Road driving to an event at […]

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March 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road Intersection Closure Planned for Saturday in Glenmont

Commuter taks note: the intersection at Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road will be closed temporarily on Saturday while crews from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) reconfigure traffic lanes. The work is part of the project to convert the intersection into an interchange by lowering Randolph Road 25 feet so it may pass […]

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January 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

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SHA Road Work in Montgomery County Suspended for Inauguration Events

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is suspending non-emergency lane closures from today through Jan. 21 in anticipation of heavy traffic volumes associated with the Presidential Inauguration and other associated events. According to a news release, the SHA is deploying additional emergency response technicians to help clear disabled vehicles and crashes on major routes in […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

Today is the first day of winter. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Gift of Life: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of fallen police officer Noah Leotta today at Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg. 2. Street Beat:  The State Highway Administration is […]

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