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August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

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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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August 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Expect Full Traffic Stops on I-270 Wednesday Night

Beginning at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, the State Highway Administration will assist Verizon with short-term total stoppages on both directions of I-270 near MD 109 (Old Hundred Road) in northern Montgomery County. The stoppages are necessary for the company to string overhead wires as a result of recent storm damage. The brief total closures will be […]

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February 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Snow Emergency Plan Issued for Montgomery County

Update: The Snow Emergency Plan was lifted Thursday, February 21 at 10 a.m. A Snow Emergency Plan was issued for Montgomery County at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 20. This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the County. Parking is prohibited on roads and streets designated as snow emergency […]

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January 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

State Highway Crews Pretreating Roads with Salt Brine

State Highway Administration contractor crews are pretreating roads with salt brine and readying snow removal equipment in anticipation of winter operations Saturday and Sunday. The forecast calls for most of Maryland to be affected by the storm, with heavier accumulations in southern Maryland and the lower Eastern Shore. The storm’s arrival on a weekend when […]

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October 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Thursday! Here are #fivethings to know today, Thursday, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. A Rock Anniversary: Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Clemente Music Rocks with a benefit concert at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club. The fun begins at 7:30. Ticket at http://bbjlive.com/ 2. Public Safety Committee […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. I-270 and I-495 Traffic Congestion open house: The Maryland State Highway Administration will hold an open house at Clarksburg High School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight give the public an opportunity to learn about and comment on the efforts to reduce […]

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April 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Open Houses Planned for Public to Express Opinions on I-270, I-495 Work

Commuters and others will get two chances this month to express their opinions on traffic congestion projects planned for I-270 and the Capital Beltway. The first will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Clarksburg High School, 22500 Wims Road. The second will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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January 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: SHA Completes Repairs to Md. 355 Bridge over Monocacy

The Md. 355 bridge over the Monocacy River, just south of Frederick, will reopen by 8 p.m. Thursday, the Maryland State Highway Administration said. A truck struck the bridge on Dec. 7, causing significant damage that closed the bridge and forced a detour. After the crash, the SHA estimated repairs would take 60 days. Crews […]

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