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May 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

More People Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting that one million Washington metro area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this holiday weekend. “It’s the highest number […]

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April 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett and Van Hollen Discuss Local and Federal Issues (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Senator Chris Van Hollen met this week to talk about a variety of issues including, the federal budget and transportation issues. “We were meeting about a whole range of issues important to Montgomery County and Maryland,” Van Hollen said.  “I wanted to get an update from him on what […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers on Storm Duty

Maryland state troopers are being reassigned to storm duty, if they are not on road patrol duties already today, as the Maryland State Police Department preps for the pending winter storm. According to a news release, troopers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Automotive Safety Enforcement Division and Special Operations Division are being assigned to […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision on I-270

Maryland State police officers are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Wednesday morning on northbound I-270 at Clopper Road in Gaithersburg. According to a police report, a 46-year-old woman from North Potomac was fatally struck by a tractor trailer. Police said the pedestrian was in the travel portion of lane number four when […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares for Snow

UPDATED Montgomery County highway crews are preparing for some snow later today. According to a post on Twitter, the Storm Operations Center is activating at 4 p.m. so crews can prepare for Winter Storm Helena. So far, the county’s winter storm information portal has not been updated. Montgomery County spokesperson Esther Bowring said crews have […]

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September 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a new coalition hoping to ease traffic congestion on I-270, a veterans clinic coming soon to Gaithersburg, a beer farm in Brookeville and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Travel Down I-270 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers escorted hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists down I-270 south on Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon. During the ride, dozens of passersby stood on highway overpasses and waved their American flags in honor of the riders below them. Motorcyclists headed to #RollingThunder on I270South near Montrose Rd. #Rockvilke @mymcmedia […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: SHA Closing Multiple Lanes at I-495 and I-270 on Monday Night

On Monday, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are scheduled to temporarily close four of six lanes where the outer loop of I-495 and the I-270 west spur merge just prior to the Bradley Boulevard overpass in Montgomery County. The temporary overnight lane closures are necessary as crews make repairs on […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Multiple Lane Closures Expected on I-495 and I-270 Wednesday Night

The Maryland State Highway Administration is planning to close multiple lanes on the outer loop of I-495 and southbound I-270 to repair the Bradley Boulevard Bridge over I-495 on Wednesday night. Lane closures are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and, weather permitting, all lanes should open no later than 5 a.m. on Thursday. SHA’s […]

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