capital beltway

December 2, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Delegados Buscan Posponer Proyecto de Ampliación de I-495 y I-270

Sesenta y nueve miembros de la Cámara de Delegados han pedido a la Junta de Obras Públicas que posponga la acción sobre el proyecto de ampliación I-495 / I-270. El proyecto está programado para una votación preliminar durante la reunión de la Junta, el miércoles. La Junta de Obras Públicas es un cuerpo de tres […]

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November 26, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Driver in Stable Condition After Road Debris Impales Her

Metal debris crashed through a minivan’s windshield and impaled the woman driving on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway, a fire and rescue spokesman said. About a dozen rescuers needed 15 minutes to carefully remove the woman from the car and she was taken to a local trauma center, said Pete Piringer, spokesman for […]

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June 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Takes Aim at Local Officials Who Oppose Road Widening Plan

Gov. Larry Hogan took a shot Tuesday at Montgomery County officials who held a news conference Monday opposing the governor’s road widening project for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The officials wanted more money to go toward public transit to relieve congestion on the snarled highways, and held a press conference Monday in advance of […]

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June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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October 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Lanes Back Open on Capital Beltway After Multiple Accidents Cause Delays, Closures

Lanes on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway are back open after an multiple accidents caused lane closures and delays Friday morning. According to Maryland State Police, officers responded to Connecticut Avenue just before 6 a.m.,  following a report of an oil spill that led to a series of car accidents. When troopers arrived […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Thursday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Thursday, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. A Rock Anniversary: Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Clemente Music Rocks with a benefit concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. The fun begins at 7:30. Ticket at http://bbjlive.com/ 2. Public Safety Committee […]

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September 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan: ‘We’re Not Going to Take Your Houses’

A protester asked Gov. Larry Hogan at a Labor Day parade Monday about the loss of homes from the widening of I-270 and the Capital Beltway. In a video, seen here, you can hear Hogan say it won’t happen. We asked Hogan about it as well as he finished a speech at the Hispanic Business Conference […]

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August 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

State Police Investigating Three Car Crash on I-495

A Gaithersburg woman is among the injured in a three-car crash on the Capital Beltway on Sunday, a Maryland State Police statement said. Fatemeh Beshkari, 46, of Gaithersburg was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital, police said. The crash occurred before 6 a.m. Sunday on the outer loop of I-495 at the Clara Barton Parkway.  According […]

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July 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Repaving Work Planned for Capital Beltway Starting Tonight

The State Highway Administration is planning to repave the driving surface of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway bridge over Connecticut Avenue (Md. 185) tonight — work that resembles what was done on the outer loop over Kensington Parkway a few weeks ago. Major delays are expected, SHA says. To expedite this project, which […]

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