I-495 Beltway

November 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

‘Surrender Donald’ Grafiti en Popular Puente sobre la I-495

Desde principios de la década de 1970, el puente del ferrocarril sobre la I-495 en Kensington, Maryland, ha sido el lienzo de los famosos grafitis. Con la impresionante estructura del Templo Mormón asomándose a la distancia, la frase “Rendirse Dorothy” a menudo se ha grabado en el puente, haciendo referencia a la Ciudad Esmeralda del […]

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November 4, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

‘Surrender Donald’ Instead of ‘Surrender Dorothy’ Appears on Popular Graffitied I-495 Bridge

Since the early 1970s, the railroad bridge over I-495 in Kensington, Md. has been the canvas for famous graffiti. With the impressive structure of the Mormon Temple looming in the distance, the phrase “Surrender Dorthy” has often been etched on the bridge, referencing the Emerald City of The Wizard of Oz. However, amid the tension of […]

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May 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Tractor Trailer Crash Causes Fuel Spill, Traffic Delays on I-495

A tractor trailer crash that led to an oil spill caused significant traffic delays on I-495 in Bethesda on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say it happened between Old Georgetown Road and River Road around 4:00 a.m. when the tractor trailer crashed into a wall, and caught fire. That led to […]

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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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March 25, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Collision Causes Closure on I-495 Lanes

A jackknifed tractor trailer on the I-495 outer loop necessitated closure of all four lanes at the 270 spur Wednesday morning. According to the Maryland Highway Administration, there was a collision with a tractor trailer past exit 36. Fire Department activity had closed all lanes according to Montgomery County MD Office of Emergency Management & Homeland […]

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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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