July 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Belfast Road Closes Thursday for Sinkhole Repair

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Tuesday plans to permanently restore the section of Belfast Road in Potomac that washed out during the heavy rains Monday morning, July 8. About 11 a.m. on Monday, both lanes of Belfast Road became impassable between Laurel Leaf Drive and Whiterim Terrace just east of MacArthur Boulevard. A […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Large Sinkhole on Belfast Road in Potomac

Belfast Road in Potomac (off of MacArthur Boulevard) is one of several roads damaged from Monday’s flooding. Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services tweeted that a team is onsite, working on fixing the sinkhole. Reports of a large sink hole on Belfast Road in Potomac, Md. Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the DC […]

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Education has selected Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. 2. Brookeville resident Craig Zucker is Maryland’s newest State Senator. Zucker, a state delegate, was sworn in on Thursday, and he replaces District […]

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

pothole in road

Pothole Problems?

Your ride to work and school may be bumpy this week and next as potholes are beginning to show up on area roads. Road crews are busy filling the inevitable potholes that typically follow a snowstorm. According to information posted on the Montgomery County website, potholes are generally inspected and repaired within three business days on […]

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January 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Pothole Repair Funding Falls Through the Cracks of Proposed State Budget (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan’s recently released fiscal year 2016 state operating budget shows no state funding for pothole repair in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra Council President George Leventhal says the county will have to determine how to make up the shortfall and that might mean reduced pothole repairs.

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