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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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October 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Southbound 355 Ramp to I-495 to Close Tonight Until Early Tuesday Morning

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that the Southbound MD 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) ramp to the Inner Loop of I-495 will close tonight until 5 a.m. Tuesday for resurfacing. According to a news release, drivers should use southbound MD 355, turn left on Jones Bridge Road, turn left on MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) and […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Update on Carroll Avenue Bridge Closure in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

In Takoma Park, Carroll Avenue is closed to traffic at the Sligo Creek bridge. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will use electronic message boards to guide traffic.  

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Carroll Avenue Bridge Construction in Takoma Park

As part of the $12 million Carroll Avenue bridge rehabilitation, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close Carroll Avenue between Jefferson Street and Flower Avenue beginning this week in Takoma Park. “The Carroll Avenue Bridge will close on the morning of Monday, July 25 and remain closed for a period of […]

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 28, in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective later today. Here are five more things to know today, March 28, in Montgomery County: 1. The State Highway Administration is scheduled to temporarily close a portion of Sligo Creek Parkway in Takoma Park for steel beam deliveries beginning at 9 a.m. […]

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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA to Close Portion of Sligo Creek Parkway in Takoma Park

As part of the Carroll Avenue bridge reconstruction project, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close and detour traffic on a one-third mile section of Sligo Creek Parkway beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday morning. Crews are scheduled to reopen the roadway by 3 p.m. The closures, between Old Carroll Avenue and Maple […]

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February 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: River Road Open After Earlier Collision at Clewerwall Drive in Bethesda (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: River Road is now reopen in both directions. Montgomery County police officers and rescue services are on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on River Road (Route 190) in Bethesda. A portion of River Road between Bradley Boulevard and Seven Locks Road is closed. Authorities are advising drivers to expect significant delays and to seek […]

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