I-270 southbound

September 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Early Morning Hyattstown Crash Leaves Three Adults, One Child Injured

A crash in Hyattstown left three adults and one child injured early Friday morning. One of the adults is in critical condition, according to authorities. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to the single-vehicle accident on I-270 South at RT 109 around 2:45 a.m. Authorities say the vehicle appeared to have hit a […]

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July 22, 2019 | Ben Palmer

UPDATE: I-270 Reopens in Both Directions Near Clarksburg Weigh Station

Update: The northbound and southbound sections of I-270 have reopened. Both the northbound and southbound sections of I-270 are completely blocked off due to fallen wires near the weigh station in Clarksburg, according to Fire & Rescue Services spokesman Pete Piringer. The wires are down between Exit 18 in Clarksburg and Exit 22 in Hyattstown. […]

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May 8, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Tractor-Trailer Fire on I-270 Slows Morning Commute

A tractor-trailer caught on fire Wednesday morning on the southbound side of I-270 between Montgomery Village Avenue and I-370, causing lane closures and extensive delays. The trailer was carrying food products, and — according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer — most of the products were taken out of the trailer and saved from […]

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November 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Announces Lane Closures on I-270 in Gaithersburg

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists who travel on I-270 southbound in Gaithersburg of multiple lane closures that will affect overnight travel. Beginning tonight, SHA will close three lanes of southbound I-270 starting at 10 p.m. The lane closures will extend from one mile south of Middleborok Road to […]

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April 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Vehicle Fire Backs Up Traffic on Southbound I-270

Multiple lanes were closed on I-270 Southbound just past the exit for Old Georgetown Rd. (exit 1 MD 187) due to a vehicle fire on April 29. Motorists experienced traffic backups during the emergency response.

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