road construction

June 16, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Update: Street Construction to Start in Gaithersburg Thursday

The City of Gaithersburg sent out an update Wednesday saying that construction is now set to begin on Thursday, weather permitting. Update! Planned microsurfacing work is now scheduled to begin on Thursday, June 18. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) June 17, 2020   ***      ***      ***      ***      […]

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December 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

What Watkins Mill Interchange Looks Like from the Air

Gregory Slater, administrator of the State Highway Administration, shared aerial photos of the Watkins Mills interchange project with Gaithersburg city officials. Motorists drive past the work every day on I-270. Here’s what it looks like from the air (click to enlarge):

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October 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Traffic Shift Planned for Georgia Avenue, Randolph Road

Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, the State Highway Administration will temporarily close travel lanes at the Md. 97 (Georgia Avenue)/ Randolph Road intersection in Silver Spring. The lane closures are necessary to continue the interchange project there. All travel lanes will open by 7 p.m. Saturday. In case of inclement weather, the work […]

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March 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road Intersection Closure Planned for Saturday in Glenmont

Commuter taks note: the intersection at Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road will be closed temporarily on Saturday while crews from the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) reconfigure traffic lanes. The work is part of the project to convert the intersection into an interchange by lowering Randolph Road 25 feet so it may pass […]

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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Lane Closure Planned for Portion of Rockville Pike, April 5 – 7, in Bethesda

There will be lane closures on a portion of Rockville Pike next week while crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation install a construction entrance for the Multimodal Crossing Project, a pedestrian underpass beneath the road, at the Medical Center Metro station in Bethesda. According to county officials, one right lane and the road […]

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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 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MD SHA Begins Constructing Safety Modifcations on River Road Intersection (PHOTO)

The Maryland State Highway Administration recently began construction of safety modifications at the intersection of River Road and Braeburn Parkway. The intersection is the site of the Feb. 27th tragic road side accident where three members of a Whitman High School family were killed. According to SHA officials, engineers analyzed the intersection in the spring […]

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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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October 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Rockville Pike at Rush Hour

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are responding to a 16-inch water main break on West Cedar Lane and Rockville Pike and traffic is backed up at rush hour because of lane closures. The northbound lanes of Rockville Pike are closed at Jones Bridge and Pooks Hill Roads, according to Montgomery County Police. WSSC officials […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

picture of road construction cones

Street Resurfacing Begins on Watkins Mill Road Today

Gaithersburg’s public works crews are resurfacing Watkins Mill Road between Russell Avenue to the bridge at the city limits. The work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 19 – Aug. 21, weather permitting. If you have questions or concerns about the work, contact the city of Gaithersburg’s Public […]

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