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January 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Watkins Mill Interchange Project Will Cause Lane Closures

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is preparing to set structural support beams at the I-270/Watkins Mill Road interchange project in Gaithersburg. The steel beam installation work will begin Sunday, Feb. 3. It is scheduled to be complete by the beginning of March. To perform this phase of the $84 million project, motorists […]

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October 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Lanes Back Open on Capital Beltway After Multiple Accidents Cause Delays, Closures

Lanes on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway are back open after an multiple accidents caused lane closures and delays Friday morning. According to Maryland State Police, officers responded to Connecticut Avenue just before 6 a.m.,  following a report of an oil spill that led to a series of car accidents. When troopers arrived […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Crane Operation to Close Colesville Road in Silver Spring This Weekend

Silver Spring commuters take note, a crane operation will close a portion of Colesville Road in Silver Spring this weekend. The lane closures are slated to begin at midnight on Feb. 11, and will include three southbound lanes and two left northbound lanes of Colesville Road between Spring Street and Fenton Street. One northbound lane […]

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February 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Bridge Work to Close Lanes on Beltway Beginning Sunday Night

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists who travel on University Boulevard or I-495 in Silver Spring that upcoming lane closures will impact overnight travel for the next month. A 161-foot, 175-ton crane will be used to lift the steel beams for the new bridge and crews will work above […]

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January 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Repairs Complete at University Boulevard in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED at 4:30 p.m. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews completed repairs to a 12-inch water main at 701 East University Boulevard in Silver Spring earlier this afternoon. At this time, only one eastbound lane of University Boulevard is open. Crews continue to repave the roadway, but commuters should be prepared for delays. UPDATED Washington Suburban […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Multiple Lane Closures Expected on I-495 and I-270 Wednesday Night

The Maryland State Highway Administration is planning to close multiple lanes on the outer loop of I-495 and southbound I-270 to repair the Bradley Boulevard Bridge over I-495 on Wednesday night. Lane closures are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and, weather permitting, all lanes should open no later than 5 a.m. on Thursday. SHA’s […]

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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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October 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Trash Truck Fire on ICC (PHOTO)

Commuter alert: A trash fire is slowing traffic on the ICC this afternoon. On his Twitter account, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said only the left shoulder is getting by on the ICC eastbound, about one mile east of the Shady Grove Metro access road. According to Piringer, a trash truck caught […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Road Work Begins at Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive Intersection

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $765,000 improvement project at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive in Gaithersburg. According to SHA officials, the project will improve safety and reduce congestion with longer turn lanes along westbound Orchard Ridge Drive, improve left turn traffic movements from Great Seneca […]

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