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November 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

All Lanes Reopen on Outer Loop Following Overturned Tanker Truck Clean-Up

Update at 11:20 a.m.: All lanes are now open on the Capital Beltway near the I-270 split. An overturned tanker truck blocked lanes earlier Wednesday morning. FINAL: Tractor Trailer Crash. I-495 WB (OL) near I-270 (Exit 35). Montgomery County, MD. Incident has cleared and all travel lanes are now open. Delays begin near US-29 (Exit […]

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March 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

All Lanes Back Open After Tanker Truck Overturned

An overturned tanker truck shut down all lanes on the inner-loop of I-495 on the American Legion Bridge, as well as the left two lanes on the outer-loop on Thursday. The accident caused major delays, and some motorists were in stuck in traffic for hours. Officials with the Maryland State Highway Administration say the scene […]

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March 29, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Stuck: Commuters Share American Legion Bridge Nightmares

The inner loop northbound on I-495 American Legion Bridge in Virginia was reportedly shut down for almost 13 hours Thursday evening due to an overturned tanker. At approximately 2 p.m., Virginia resident Harold Smith, managed to catch the accident on video as it overturned on the bridge with his dash camera. Smith described what he […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Update: Outer Loop Lanes Open on American Legion Bridge

Update, 4:15 p.m.: The Outer Loop lanes on I-495 are now open, according to Alert Montgomery. All Inner Loop lanes of I-495 remain closed. The closure will likely remain in place through the evening commute. Seek alternate route if possible. Original post: Alert Montgomery has posted a “severe traffic alert” for the American Legion Bridge. […]

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