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June 12, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Takoma Park Set to Open Community Patio and Streetery Friday

Beginning Friday, the northbound side of Laurel Avenue in Takoma Park will be closed to create room for the Community Patio and Takoma Streetery. Following the opening of Bethesda’s streetery earlier this week, Takoma Park will begin hosting its own, with the creation of outdoor dining and seating for the public. According to Takoma Park’s […]

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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 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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January 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Three Lanes of Capital Beltway Will Temporarily Close Thursday Night

Emergency guardrail repairs expected to be complete by early Friday The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that three lanes on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between River Road (MD 190) and I-270 will close Thursday, Jan. 16 so repairs may be made to the guardrail. Highway crews will close one lane […]

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October 25, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

If You’re Heading Downtown for the World Series Game, Here Are Some Transportation Tips

The World Series is back in Washington D.C. for the first time in 86 years. 40,000 plus people will be attending Game 3 tonight which is scheduled to start at 8:07 p.m. but there will be thousands of others in the vicinity of the ballpark at restaurants, bars or just hanging around. D.C. officials are […]

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August 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks to Close Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway for Tree Removal

Montgomery Parks will close down portions of Sligo Creek Parkway this week to remove hazardous trees throughout Sligo Stream Valley Park. The closures are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the following days: Tuesday, August 20 from Piney Branch Road to Kennebec Avenue. Wednesday, August 21 from Maple Avenue to Carroll Avenue. Monday, August 26 […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Lane Closures Near NIH Planned

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, according to a notice from the BRAC coordinator office of Montgomery County Executive […]

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April 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Hundreds of People Attend Funeral Services for Firefighter Rick Gentilcore (VIDEO)

UPDATED Hundreds of people, including County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Sidney Katz, attended funeral services for firefighter Rick Gentilcore at Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg on Wednesday afternoon. It was an emotional goodbye for his colleagues, family and friends. “We honor him for his service,” said Leggett at the service. “He […]

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