Maryland Transportation Authority

March 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Detour on ICC for Tolling System Work: March 6-9

Crews will shut down a stretch of the ICC at Columbia Pike The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is implementing new electronic tolling systems along the Intercounty Connector (ICC). As a result, a section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed March 6-9. Part of those upgrades, which will continue through early […]

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February 26, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Section of ICC To Close This Weekend for Tolling System Upgrades

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is implementing electronic tolling systems along the Intercounty Connector (ICC). As a result, a section of the ICC in Montgomery County is scheduled to be closed Feb. 28 through March 2. Friday, Feb. 28 from 9 p.m. to Monday, March 2 at 5 a.m.  Westbound traffic on the ICC (MD […]

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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 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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November 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s How MDOT is Preparing for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

As the winter season approaches, Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration officials said they are ready to combat winter storms. “We have an expert team that thinks about snow year round, working to continually improve our strategies for managing snow and ice,” said Gregory Slator, administrator for the State Highway Administration. Together with the […]

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August 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Hogan Unveils New Maryland License Plate and Plans to Study Building Another Bridge Across Chesapeake Bay (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that transportation officials will begin initial studies to examine where to build another crossing over the Chesapeake Bay at a news conference on Tuesday. According to Hogan, the latest transportation project is an effort to relieve traffic on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. “Last year the Maryland Transportation Authority completed its […]

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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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