Transportation

November 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland, Virginia Ink Accord on New American Legion Bridge

The Maryland and Virginia governors have agreed on moving forward with a new American Legion Bridge as well as funding formulas on how the costs will be distributed, according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. The bridge, which connects Montgomery County with Northern Virginia, has eight lanes with 235,000 vehicles crossing the Potomac River daily. It’s […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Water Main Break Causes Major Traffic Delays

A water main break on Chain Bridge Road in Arlington, Virginia has caused major delays in the area and will continue to do so for the rest of the day according to officers on the scene. The water main break goes for about 36 inches and residents near the area are encouraged to boil their […]

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November 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

All Lanes Reopen on Outer Loop Following Overturned Tanker Truck Clean-Up

Update at 11:20 a.m.: All lanes are now open on the Capital Beltway near the I-270 split. An overturned tanker truck blocked lanes earlier Wednesday morning. FINAL: Tractor Trailer Crash. I-495 WB (OL) near I-270 (Exit 35). Montgomery County, MD. Incident has cleared and all travel lanes are now open. Delays begin near US-29 (Exit […]

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November 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Tries Again to Get State to Support Corridor Cities Transitway

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich made another pitch Monday night for the Corridor Cities Transitway, a bus link that would connect Clarksburg with the Shady Grove Metro Station. But state Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn said the state lacked the funding to handle the project, which could cost as much as $400 million. “We don’t have […]

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November 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Lo que Necesita Saber para el Desfile de los Nacionales de Washington

El desfile de celebración se llevará a cabo el sábado desde Constitution Avenue NW en 15th Street NW y continuará por Constitution Avenue NW, terminando en Pennsylvania Avenue NW y 3rd Street NW. El desfile comienza a las 2 p.m. y durará unos 90 minutos, con un rally de 30 minutos. DC espera una multitud […]

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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Road Closures Planned for Sunday’s Road Race in King Farm

Several streets will be closed in the King Farm neighborhood for the 44th Annual Rockville 10K/5K race on Sunday morning, Nov. 3. The race is the oldest continuing foot race in  Montgomery County and includes a 1-mile fun run for children. Streets that will be closed from about 8 to 10:30 a.m. include: Redland Boulevard, […]

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November 1, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

What You Need to Know for the Washington Nationals Parade

The celebratory parade takes place on Saturday from Constitution Avenue NW at 15th Street NW and will proceed along Constitution Avenue NW, ending on Pennsylvania Avenue NW and 3rd Street NW with a team rally. The parade begins at 2 p.m. and will last about 90 minutes, with a 30 minute rally. D.C. is expecting […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Metrorail Extends Hours for Nats Fans Attending Game 7 Watch Parties

Nationals fans attending the Game 7 watch party at Nationals Park or other locations can take Metro home thanks to support from Pepco. WMATA officials have announced that four stations will remain open Wednesday after the system’s regular 11:30 p.m. closing time to accommodate Nationals fans attending World Series Game 7 watch party events. Four […]

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October 30, 2019 | Cindy Peña

New Director of Transportation Confirmed

The Montgomery County Council confirmed Christopher Conklin as the new director of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT). Conklin joined the county in 2016 as deputy director for transportation policy and was nominated for the director’s position in October by County Executive Marc Elrich. “I am very excited to lead a dedicated team of […]

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October 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Officials Want Corridor Cities Transitway Back on Track

Local officials expressed their support Monday for the Corridor Cities Transitway, a commuter link between Clarksburg and the Shady Grove Metro Station. The project had been on the state list of approved transportation projects, but was yanked by Gov. Larry Hogan in recent weeks. Officials said growth along its path had been approved and built. […]

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