July 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Metro to Close Two Red Line Stations for 45 Days Starting Saturday

Metro will close the Brookland and Rhode Island Ave Stations for the Red Line capital improvement project from Saturday through Labor Day. Construction work will extend to the Silver Spring Station July 28-29, closing the Takoma Station and the Red Line platform at Fort Totten. Red Line customers can avoid the work zone by using the […]

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January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of Metro bus stop in snow weather

Metro to Suspend Service Saturday and Sunday During Blizzard

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced on Thursday that Metro will suspend service Saturday and Sunday due to the emergency weather conditions expected in the metropolitan area. The agency’s Emergency Command Center (ECC) will be activated Friday at 4 p.m., providing around the clock coverage during the storm. The ECC will coordinate all Metro response […]

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May 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Hometown Holidays Road Closures in Rockville

Residents of Rockville Town Center and surrounding areas should take note that several street closures will be in effect throughout Memorial Day weekend during the city’s Hometown Holidays music fest and Memorial Day ceremony and parade. The full schedule of closures that will affect vehicles is available at on the Parking and Transportation page. […]

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March 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Icy Conditions Causing Accidents Throughout MoCo

The weather mix caused many accidents and closures on Sunday and temporarily put the county’s 911 system on a “condition red.” According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer the high volume of calls and the length of time it was taking to clear them was the reason for the “condition red” announcement. […]

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November 26, 2014 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not Over the Holiday

As you chomp you that turkey leg, slice up that pumpkin pie and gobble up the Thanksgiving trimmings, take not of what will be open and closed around the county. In Rockville – Rockville City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving, and other facilities will […]

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August 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

SHA Closes Two Lanes of NB Connecticut Avenue

Due to extremely poor driving conditions and the need for emergency pavement repairs, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has closed two lanes of northbound MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) from the Washington, D.C. line to MD 410 (East West Highway) in Chevy Chase. Crews are expected to complete paving along northbound MD 185 late Thursday […]

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