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June 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Project Expected to Boost Wheaton’s Downtown Economy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders during the Taste of Wheaton on Sunday to break ground for the Wheaton Revitalization Project, according to a news release. “The Wheaton revitalization project includes offices, retail and a new Town Square to help make Wheaton an even more dynamic urban community,” Leggett released in a statement. […]

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October 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Bike Lanes in Pike District (VIDEO)

The Pike District now has one-half mile of separated bike lanes located on both sides of Nebel Street between Randolph Road and Marinelli Road in Rockville. Find out more in the video report, below. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senators Announce $5.4 Million Federal Grant for Montgomery County Airpark

U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this month that Montgomery County has been awarded a $5,477,702 Federal Aviation Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to rehabilitate Montgomery County Airpark (GAI). According to a news release, the grant will be used to restore more than 2,500 feet of pavement critical to […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Update on Carroll Avenue Bridge Closure in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

In Takoma Park, Carroll Avenue is closed to traffic at the Sligo Creek bridge. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will use electronic message boards to guide traffic.  

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Carroll Avenue Bridge Construction in Takoma Park

As part of the $12 million Carroll Avenue bridge rehabilitation, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close Carroll Avenue between Jefferson Street and Flower Avenue beginning this week in Takoma Park. “The Carroll Avenue Bridge will close on the morning of Monday, July 25 and remain closed for a period of […]

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July 18, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Governor Hogan Announces Plan to Ease I-270 Congestion (VIDEO)

Commuters tired of the back-ups and bottlenecks on I-270 could finally get some relief — but it will still take months if not years. On Monday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the state will spend nearly $566.7 million to improve highways and roads in the state. Governor Hogan made several stops in Montgomery County to […]

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June 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council met on June 14, and the elected officials appointed a new Planning Board member and a new Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) member. Susan Kenedy has more about that and more in this episode of Council in Brief:

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June 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Capital Beltway Road Work Begins June 10th

UPDATED Commuters take note: beginning June 10th, the State Highway Administration (SHA) plans to temporarily close two lanes on the Outer Loop of I-495 from Georgia Avenue to Connecticut Avenue. According to the SHA, at approximately 9 p.m. crews will begin emergency repairs to the I-495 Bridge over Jones Mill Road/Stonybrook Drive. Officials said the […]

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May 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Westfield Transit Center at Montgomery Mall Opens (PHOTO)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials and Westfield Montgomery Mall leaders are celebrating the new Westfield Montgomery Mall Transit Center. The relocated center opened on May 1st and provides additional customer amenities and better traffic circulation. “The County is proud to manage a transit center that connects riders to seven bus lines, eight Metrorail stations and a signed […]

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April 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bus Rapid Transit Informational Sessions Set for April 28 and May 3rd

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), is planning to host two open houses in Montgomery County where the public can learn more and provide input on plans to develop Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the MD 355 corridor from Bethesda to Clarksburg. The first Open […]

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