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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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April 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Hundreds of People Attend Funeral Services for Firefighter Rick Gentilcore (VIDEO)

UPDATED Hundreds of people, including County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Sidney Katz, attended funeral services for firefighter Rick Gentilcore at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg on Wednesday afternoon. It was an emotional goodbye for his colleagues, family and friends. “We honor him for his service,” said Leggett at the service. “He […]

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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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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Lane Closure Planned for Portion of Rockville Pike, April 5 – 7, in Bethesda

There will be lane closures on a portion of Rockville Pike next week while crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation install a construction entrance for the Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian underpass beneath the road, at the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda. According to county officials, one right lane and the road […]

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December 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Family of Sarah and Jacob Hoggle have released age progression photos of the children on FindJacobFindSarah Facebook page. The children went missing from their Clarksburg home more than two years ago. 2. The Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center opens today. 3. Montgomery County […]

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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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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

SHA Finishes Up Resurfacing Project on Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is finishing up the $2.75 million safety and resurfacing project along a 2.3 mile stretch of Quince Orchard Road between Orchard Ridge Drive and Frederick Road in the city of Gaithersburg this month. Over the last two weeks, drivers may have noted that temporary tape used for lane markings […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Road Closures Planned at Randolph Road and Georgia Avenue Interchange in Silver Spring This Weekend

Road closures are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday at the Randolph Road and Georgia Avenue interchange in Silver Spring, and motorists are advised to expect delays. According to officials with the State Highway Administration, crews will temporarily close travel lanes to switch traffic for construction of a $39 million interchange at the […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Weekend Road Closures in Montgomery County

The Maryland State Highway Administration is reminding commuters of the following road closures in Montgomery County this weekend: I-495 (Capital Beltway) Bridge over Stoneybrook Road/Jones Bridge Road (between MD 185 and Seminary Road) – Bridge joint repairs – Double lane closures Sundays through Thursday from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. through November 20. Northbound and […]

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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Southbound 355 Ramp to I-495 to Close Tonight Until Early Tuesday Morning

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that the Southbound MD 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) ramp to the Inner Loop of I-495 will close tonight until 5 a.m. Tuesday for resurfacing. According to a news release, drivers should use southbound MD 355, turn left on Jones Bridge Road, turn left on MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) and […]

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