outer loop

June 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Nightly Lane Closures on Outer Loop Will Continue Through Friday

Drivers can expect nightly lane closures on the Capital Beltway Outer Loop between MD 190 (River Road) and Clara Barton Parkway, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) said in a statement.  Maintenance began Sunday on the Persimmon Tree Road bridge over the beltway. It will continue each night between 9 p.m. […]

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September 23, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Beer Cans — But No Beer — Bottle Up Beltway Traffic

A truck carrying more than 4,000 lbs of beer cans hit a guard rail, causing thousands of empty beer cans to spill across I-495 early Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said. No beer was lost in the accident near the University Boulevard exit in Silver Spring, a spokesman said. Snyder said the cans were being […]

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July 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Repaving Work Planned for Capital Beltway Starting Tonight

The State Highway Administration is planning to repave the driving surface of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway bridge over Connecticut Avenue (Md. 185) tonight — work that resembles what was done on the outer loop over Kensington Parkway a few weeks ago. Major delays are expected, SHA says. To expedite this project, which […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Crash on I-495 Outer Loop Near River Road

UPDATED Maryland troopers are investigating a crash that occurred overnight on the I-495 outer loop at River Road towards Virginia. Sgt. Tim Lease of the Maryland State Police Department said the collision occurred around midnight in the middle lane of the highway. According to Lease, a car broke down on the highway and was struck […]

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June 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Capital Beltway Road Work Begins June 10th

UPDATED Commuters take note: beginning June 10th, the State Highway Administration (SHA) plans to temporarily close two lanes on the Outer Loop of I-495 from Georgia Avenue to Connecticut Avenue. According to the SHA, at approximately 9 p.m. crews will begin emergency repairs to the I-495 Bridge over Jones Mill Road/Stonybrook Drive. Officials said the […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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