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April 24, 2020 | Veronica Canales

No Injuries in Tractor Trailer Collision on I-495 Friday Morning

Two trucks collided on the outer loop of the beltway I-495 over I-270 early Friday morning. One of the tractor trailers crashed into a jersey wall and caught on fire. Responders arrived at the scene and no injuries were reported. The trucks involved in the collision did not carry any cargo and hazmats assisted with […]

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January 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Three Lanes of Capital Beltway Will Temporarily Close Thursday Night

Emergency guardrail repairs expected to be complete by early Friday The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that three lanes on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between River Road (MD 190) and I-270 will close Thursday, Jan. 16 so repairs may be made to the guardrail. Highway crews will close one lane […]

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January 3, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot, Hogan Agree on Highway-Widening Plan

A massive highway widening project, designed to relieve congestion on the Capital Beltway and I-270, had stalled in Annapolis, but will now go forward after Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot agreed to limit the scope of the first phase. On Friday, Hogan sent out a brief tweet saying he and Franchot had reached […]

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December 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Emergency Rally on I-270/I-495 Widening Project Draws Full House

It was a packed house during an emergency rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building on Monday evening regarding the Maryland Department of Transportation’s proposed amendments to the I-270/ I-495 widening project. Local elected officials and residents discussed their concerns about the $11 billion project, and are demanding a seat at the table when it […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials to Lead Rally Protesting Widening of I-270, I-495

A rally has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, on the amendments to the multibillion-dollar Beltway and I-270 expansion. Both Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and Vice President Tom Hucker have called for the rally. Also expected to attend the rally is County Executive Marc […]

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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 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Frederick Man Dies in Crash That Closes Northbound I-270

A three-vehicle crash killed a Frederick man on I-270, closing the northbound lanes of the interstate for about five hours Sunday. Maryland State Police said a blue 2004 Nissan Sentra driven by Arcides Marquez Machuca, 43, was traveling northbound on I-270 in the exit lane for northbound Md. 85. He then swerved back toward the […]

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November 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Multi-Vehicle Wreck on I-270 Leaves One Dead

A three-vehicle collision in Frederick killed one person on I-270 early Sunday. The wreck occurred about 7:45 a.m. at Md. 85 and the interstate, at one point closing both northbound lanes, Maryland State Police said. State police said more information would be forthcoming.

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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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October 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Holding Workshops on Reducing I-270 Congestion

Commuters and other motorists will get a chance to voice its opinions at a series of workshops focused on reducing congestion on Interstate 270 between I-370 in Gaithersburg and I-70 in Frederick. Multiple studies over the last decade have shown that the National Capital Region is one of the most congested in the nation, and […]

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