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February 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Layhill Road and Georgia Ave

Latest Detour Planned Between Layhill Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Work began in January and will continue into April. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of the upgrades. […]

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February 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 14 in Montgomery County

Sunny skies and much colder. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 14. 1. Valentine’s Day: The police plan to step up distracted driving patrols, according to WTOP. On a lighter note, take your valentine ice skating to a special sweetheart skate at Cabin John Ice Rink or the Wheaton Ice Arena. […]

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February 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC to Close This Weekend Between Georgia Ave and Shady Grove Road

Latest Work Planned Between Georgia Avenue and Shady Grove Road The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

ICC Closures Raise Questions

Ongoing road closures on the Intercounty Connector (ICC) for tolling upgrades have raised questions about what’s changing and why there is no long-term schedule for the project. Closure updates are being sent out anywhere from a couple of days to a week in advance.  John Sales, public affairs manager for the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA), […]

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February 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 7 in Montgomery County

Expect rain in the morning. A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8 a.m. today. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 7. 1. Coffee With a Cop: Montgomery County Police officers from the Silver Spring district station are meeting with residents from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Bump ‘n […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

ICC Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Ave to Close Next Two Weekends

Latest Work Planned Between Shady Grove Road and Georgia Avenue The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 7-10 and Feb. 14-17. The tolling hardware and software at all the […]

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January 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 31 in Montgomery County

Cloudy with temps in the mid 40s. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 31. 1. Coffee and Conversation: Join Councilmember Gabe Albornoz and Catherine Matthews of the Upcounty Regional Services Center today at 7:30 a.m. at the Barking Mad Cafe, 239 Spectrum Ave in Gaithersburg for discussion of issues affecting the […]

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January 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 24 in Montgomery County

Cloudy and a bit warmer temps with highs in the 50s. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 24. 1. Wheaton Senior Center:  County officials will open the Wheaton Senior Center today. The center is located in the Wheaton Community Recreation Center. 2. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close […]

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January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Section of ICC Will Close Next Two Weekends for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is in the process of upgrading the tolling system on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). A section of the the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Jan. 24-27 and Jan. 31-Feb. 3. The tolling hardware and software at all the toll facilities will be replaced as part of […]

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September 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Urge Witnesses of Fatal Olney Collision to Come Forward

Montgomery County police are continuing to investigate a fatal collision in Olney that occurred on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector on Sept. 6. The collision occurred at 8:56 p.m. on a Friday night and involved four vehicles, according to police. Police say, a 2014 Infinity Q50S was heading North on Georgia Avenue and a […]

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