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June 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Tuesday, June 16. 1. County council meeting: The county council will meet today. On the agenda: a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and a vote to approve the declaration of racism as a public health crisis. 2. Microenterprise Stabilization Program: Applications […]

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June 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Nightly Lane Closures on Outer Loop Will Continue Through Friday

Drivers can expect nightly lane closures on the Capital Beltway Outer Loop between MD 190 (River Road) and Clara Barton Parkway, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) said in a statement.  Maintenance began Sunday on the Persimmon Tree Road bridge over the beltway. It will continue each night between 9 p.m. […]

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November 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 20 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 20 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Updates on 495 and 270 Managed Lanes Study: At 10 a.m., The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) will be briefed about updates to the Interstates 495 and 270 managed lanes study by the Maryland Department of Transportation State […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.07 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel 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 a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more […]

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February 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Snow Emergency Plan Issued for Montgomery County

Update: The Snow Emergency Plan was lifted Thursday, February 21 at 10 a.m. A Snow Emergency Plan was issued for Montgomery County at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 20. This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the County. Parking is prohibited on roads and streets designated as snow emergency […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.05 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel 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 a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this […]

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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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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Troopers Make More Than 7,800 Traffic Stops on Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland troopers made more than 7,800 traffic stops on state roads over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to a Maryland State Police Department Facebook post, the stops resulted in the arrest of 111 impaired drivers. Police said their holiday traffic enforcement took place between May 26 and May 30. During that time period, troopers […]

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May 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Announce DUI Checkpoint in Montgomery County

UPDATED Troopers from the Maryland State Police Department’s Rockville barracks will be conducing a DUI checkpoint tonight in Montgomery County along with police from the Montgomery County Police Department, according to a MSPD news release. The location of the checkpoint is not being disclosed. In addition, police are planning to deploy saturation patrols on local roads […]

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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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