Intercounty Connector

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 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 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 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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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Man Dies in Car Wreck on Georgia Ave at ICC

Update (Sept. 12): Police identified the man who died in the multi-vehicle collision as 32-year-old Rene Hernandez Jr. of Olney. UPDATE (Sept. 7): Police released a statement Saturday morning, about the multi-vehicle collision that occurred in the Olney area on Georgia Avenue at the Inter-county Connector (ICC). According to police, one person has died from the […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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July 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

To Berliner, ‘Second Crossing’ Is A Bridge Too Far (VIDEO)

Council President Roger Berliner is asking his fellow County Council members to sign on to a resolution that spells out the county’s opposition a bridge across the Potomac River that would connect the Intercounty Connector to Virginia routes to Dulles Airport. The Transportation Planning Board, part of the multijurisdictional Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, will […]

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June 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Serious Motorcycle Crash on ICC

Maryland Transportation Authority police officers are investigating a serious motorcycle crash that occurred Thursday night on the Intercounty Connector (ICC). Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said one person was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The eastbound lanes of the ICC, near Shady Grove Road, were closed for several hours while the […]

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