road closures

June 29, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Major Road Projects Will ‘Significantly Impact’ Montgomery County Traffic

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration has two road projects planned that will have “significant impacts” on Montgomery County Traffic, according to a press release. These repairs will take place on the inner loop of the I-495 Northwest Branch Bridge between New Hampshire Avenue and University Boulevard and on a four mile stretch […]

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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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April 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

Germantown Transit Center Closes for Two Weeks

The Germantown Transit Center and Aircraft Drive between Century Blvd and Route 118 will be closed for two weeks from Sunday, April 5 until Sunday, April 19. The County plans to repave Aircraft Drive during this timeframe. The transportation department rated Aircraft Drive’s pavement as poor to fair during their annual county-wide road survey. Five […]

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November 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Road Closures Planned for Sunday’s Road Race in King Farm

Several streets will be closed in the King Farm neighborhood for the 44th Annual Rockville 10K/5K race on Sunday morning, Nov. 3. The race is the oldest continuing foot race in  Montgomery County and includes a 1-mile fun run for children. Streets that will be closed from about 8 to 10:30 a.m. include: Redland Boulevard, […]

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September 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Road Closures in Downtown Rockville Friday for Political Demonstrations

Police are warning motorists that there will be road closures in downtown Rockville on Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in anticipation of planned political demonstrations both supporting and opposing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. the following closures will be in effect: Maryland Avenue will be […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Road Projects Could Tie Up Traffic

Motorists should be on the lookout this weekend for major construction projects in Montgomery County. A resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between Seminary Road and I-270 could mean single-lane and shoulder closures Sunday beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will be replacing a […]

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March 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weekend Road Closures: Reedie Drive

Reedie Drive between Triangle Lane and Grandview Avenue will be temporarily closed from 5 a.m. and noon on Mar. 31 due to continued construction work for the Wheaton Revitalization Project. A temporary road closure is necessary to air-lift a large drill rig out of the foundation hole, estimated to be more than 50-feet deep, on […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Traffic Light Pole Down at Clopper Road in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

A traffic light pole was knocked down on Tuesday morning in Gaithersburg near the Quince Orchard Plaza. It happened at Clopper Road and Firstfield Road. According to Montgomery County police spokesperson Lucille Baur, a stretch of Clopper Road between Quince Orchard Road and Firstfield Road may be closed all day while repairs are underway. Traffic […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Weekend Road Closures in Montgomery County

The Maryland State Highway Administration is reminding commuters of the following road closures in Montgomery County this weekend: I-495 (Capital Beltway) Bridge over Stoneybrook Road/Jones Bridge Road (between MD 185 and Seminary Road) – Bridge joint repairs – Double lane closures Sundays through Thursday from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. through November 20. Northbound and […]

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August 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA Announces Overnight Road Closures on I-270 in Clarksburg

Commuters on I-270 in northern Montgomery County may want to factor in some extra time this week. That’s because the MD 121 Bridge over I-270 is being widened by one lane in each direction as part of the road work for the Clarksburg Premium Outlets. During construction this week, crews will need to close lanes […]

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