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October 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MDOT Officials on Widening I-270: ‘We’re Not Going to Take Your Home’

During a transportation meeting with Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation staff, and the community, Secretary Rahn told those in attendance that homes will not be taken from residents as the state looks to widen I-270. Rahn’s response comes amid concerns from county-elected officials on behalf of their constituents. Last year, Gov. […]

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June 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Triple Lane Closures Planned for the Beltway Bridge over Kensington Parkway Friday Night

Major Delays Expected with Triple Lane Closures Friday Night Through Saturday Afternoon The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration plan to resurface the bridge deck of the outer loop of the capital beltway over Kensington Parkway starting Friday, June 15 at 9 p.m. The Kensington Parkway bridge is located just east of Connecticut Avenue. The resurfacing […]

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June 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

MDOT Announces Weekend Lane Closures

Maryland’s Department of Transportation State Highway Administration has announced weekend lane closures that could impact your travel in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. Below is a list of closures: US 29 (Colesville Road) – between I-495 Capital Beltway and MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) WSSC water line replacement project Single and double lane closures Mondays through […]

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April 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum: The Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County (WDC) is hosting a forum today for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates in the June 26 primary. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, April 19, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS Teacher of the Year: Kristen Kane, a kindergarten and first grade teacher at Forest Knolls Elementary School, was named MCPS 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration. 2. Traffic Relief Plan: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Could Impact Evening Commute

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for western Maryland and parts of D.C. due to wet snow impacting the Central Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, some surrounding areas may see a light snow with minor accumulations in the afternoon and evening. Latest radar trends pic.twitter.com/6vDZq489hR — […]

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March 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

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MDOT Announces Major Weekend Lane Closures

Maryland’s Department of Transportation State Highway Administration has announced major lane closures that could impact your travel in Montgomery County. Below is a list of closures: Inner and outer loop of I-495 Capital Beltway- between MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) and MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue): Seminary Road bridge rehabilitation project – Begins Mar. 12 9 p.m. single lane […]

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March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Preliminary Data Shows Pedestrian Deaths Down in Maryland

A preliminary report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that the number of pedestrian traffic fatalities in Maryland are slightly decreasing. Data from the study reveal that during the first six months of 2017, 41 pedestrians fatalities were reported in Maryland.  In 2016, that number was 46. “That reduction in the first […]

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December 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public safety issue at Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Road featured on Montgomery Community Media.

MCDOT Wins State Grant for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Projects

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded local jurisdictions and non-profits with more than $20 million in grant money to support improvements for 43 bicycle and pedestrian safety projects across the state including here in Montgomery County. Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation has received a grant of $269,834 to install four bikeshare stations along […]

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