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July 24, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Takoma Park Red Line Station To Experience Closure From July 26-August 1

Beginning Sunday, July 26, the Takoma Park Red Line Station will be closed. The closure comes as a result of several repairs occurring on the Red Line throughout the summer. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website states: “Ridership levels are extremely low (down 90-95 percent), and buses are able to run in place of […]

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June 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Long Branch Pool Opening Delayed A Second Time

The opening of Long Branch Pool had been delayed a second time due to the need for additional repairs. The pool was initially kept closed so contractors could refinish the watertight white coat layer of the pool and replace lane marker tiles. During this work, contractors found an unusually high number of holes and cracks […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Gas Leak Repairs Underway on Nebel Street, Road Closures

UPDATED Repairs are now underway to a broken six-inch gas line in the 12800 block of Nebel Street, according to a Washington Gas company official. Washington Gas spokesperson Brian Edwards said the gas to the line was turned off at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. “The leak there was a result of a third party strike […]

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December 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: WSSC Crews Repair Water Main Break in Wheaton

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews repaired a 6-inch water main break in Wheaton on Dec. 19. The break occurred at Ennals Avenue and Grandview Avenue on Monday morning. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said the break involved a 70-year-old pipe. Maya said 17 customers, mostly commercial businesses in the adjacent shopping plaza, were impacted […]

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July 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Reminds Metro Commuters to “Be Prepared” for Safe Track Delays on the Red Line (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner is reminding residents to be prepared for delays as Safe Track repairs begin on the Red Line in August. Berliner said commuting is going to be “a major inconvenience” on the system beginning Aug. 1. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra, below: Berliner spoke at a news […]

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July 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: SHA Crews to Resurface University Boulevard in Silver Spring This Week

Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are slated to begin resurfacing University Boulevard between Williamsburg Drive and Franklin Avenue in Silver Spring this week. The work is officially scheduled to begin on July 6, and motorists should prepare for overnight road closures and detours. According to a news release, construction crews are planning to grind […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reports Sewer Main Break in Boyds

A 14-inch pressurized sewer main break was reported on Monday morning at the Hoyles Mill Wastewater Pumping Station in Montgomery County. According to a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) news release, an investigation indicates the break occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. and it is possible that more than 10,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was spilled. […]

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June 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Roads in Takoma Park

UPDATED 6.13.16  10 p.m. Water service has been restored to customers on Boston Avenue, according to WSSC. UPDATE: Customers on Boston Ave. are back in service. Thank you for your continued patience! #WSSC @TakomaParkMD — WSSC Water News (@WSSCWaterNews) June 13, 2016 UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair an 8-inch […]

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January 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Repairs Complete at University Boulevard in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED at 4:30 p.m. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews completed repairs to a 12-inch water main at 701 East University Boulevard in Silver Spring earlier this afternoon. At this time, only one eastbound lane of University Boulevard is open. Crews continue to repave the roadway, but commuters should be prepared for delays. UPDATED Washington Suburban […]

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January 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Crews Repair Water Main Break in Olney

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews were called to the scene of a 6-inch water main break at 19605 Islander Street in Olney on Wednesday morning. WSSC Spokesperson Ayoka Blandford said there were 23 customers without water service while repairs were made. She said the water main break was first reported late Tuesday night. Filling […]

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