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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Tower Construction Causes Closure of Montgomery Avenue in Bethesda for Two Months

Montgomery Avenue between Wisconsin Avenue and Waverly Street in Bethesda will be closed for two months beginning on Wednesday. The roads will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays as construction continues on Avocet Tower which will serve as a 370,000 square feet luxury office building with a large outdoor plaza. One […]

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February 7, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Trees, Power Lines Downed as Strong Winds, Rain Pound Montgomery County

A tornado warning was issued this morning for Montgomery County, as cells of strong rain and wind passed through the county. Areas of the county that saw the greatest amount of damage include the Germantown, Boyds, Poolesville, Bealsville, and Darnestown areas. There have been numerous reports of downed trees and power lines. Drivers are reminded […]

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March 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strong Winds Pound Montgomery County, Trees and Power Lines Downed Leaving Roads Closed

Thousands of Montgomery County residents are left without power as dangerous winds move across Montgomery County downing trees and power lines Friday. According to Pepco online outage maps, over 35,000 customers in Montgomery County are without power. Remember to report power outages, here are the phone numbers to call for the three companies that serve […]

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December 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Multiple Lane Closures Expected on I-495 and I-270 Wednesday Night

The Maryland State Highway Administration is planning to close multiple lanes on the outer loop of I-495 and southbound I-270 to repair the Bradley Boulevard Bridge over I-495 on Wednesday night. Lane closures are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and, weather permitting, all lanes should open no later than 5 a.m. on Thursday. SHA’s […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are on the scene of a 12-inch water main break in the 8700 block of Flower Avenue in Silver Spring. WSSC crews have shut off the water so repairs can begin on the 90-year-old main. Local businesses are reporting losses from having to close their shops because of the […]

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March 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Overturned Vehicle in Rockville Closes Portion of Veirs Mill Road (PHOTO)

Montgomery County fire and rescue crews responded to an overturned vehicle at Veirs Mill Road near Dodge Street, east of Rockville Pike, early Tuesday morning. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said one person was extricated from the vehicle and two adults were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. During the fire department’s […]

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October 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Two Gas Leaks in Bethesda Causing Road Closure, Evacuations

UPDATED, Oct. 27, 2:15 p.m.- Montgomery  County Police are reporting that people are being allowed back in buildings around the gas leak at Woodmont Avenue. Gridley Lane however will remain closed as Washington Gas crews dig up the road to repair the gas leak. ORIGINAL –  Montgomery County Fire and Rescue are on the scene of […]

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September 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Fire at Sardi’s Restaurant in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters have determined a fire at Sardi’s, 430 North Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg, was caused by an electrical malfunction on the roof. According to Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, over 60 firefighters responded to the blaze that was reported around 7 a.m. on Sept. 28. On his Twitter account, Piringer tweeted […]

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June 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

Six Roads Closed

Portions of six roads in Montgomery County remain closed this morning (June 11) due to flooding. Closures include: Berryville Road at the creek. Hispley Mill Road, 24100 to 24898 block. Izaak Walton Way, 20500 to 20574 block. Kingstead Road, at the creek. Loghouse Road between Newbury Road and Founders Road. West Old Baltimore Road at […]

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June 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Six Roads Closed Due to Flooding

Six roads in Montgomery County have closed due to high water, and showers and thunderstorms are expected to produce heavy rain through the evening hours, with the potential for flash flooding. Roads currently closed include: – Kingsley Road between Burnt Hill Road and Stringtown Road; – West Old Baltimore Road at the creek; – Kingstead […]

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