Sinkhole

July 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Belfast Road Closes Thursday for Sinkhole Repair

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Tuesday plans to permanently restore the section of Belfast Road in Potomac that washed out during the heavy rains Monday morning, July 8. About 11 a.m. on Monday, both lanes of Belfast Road became impassable between Laurel Leaf Drive and Whiterim Terrace just east of MacArthur Boulevard. A […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Large Sinkhole on Belfast Road in Potomac

Belfast Road in Potomac (off of MacArthur Boulevard) is one of several roads damaged from Monday’s flooding. Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services tweeted that a team is onsite, working on fixing the sinkhole. Reports of a large sink hole on Belfast Road in Potomac, Md. Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the DC […]

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March 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

George Washington Parkway Reopens After Repairs

The George Washington Memorial Parkway reopened Saturday, earlier than anticipated, after a sinkhole that caused major delays during Friday morning’s commute was repaired. The sinkhole was discovered Friday morning around 6 a.m. when a car travelling northbound in the right lane lost control of their vehicle after hitting the sinkhole, according to the National Park […]

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March 22, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Sinkhole Causes Major Delays on GW Parkway

A sinkhole caused lane closures and major delays on GW Parkway Friday morning. Officials with the National Park Service say they responded to the sinkhole around 6:00 am which is located near Dead Run, south of the Beltway in McLean Virginia. At one time officials say traffic had to be detoured on both N/B and […]

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July 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Update on Germantown Sinkhole

Crews from Montgomery County Department of Transportation are working around the clock to repair the area of Father Hurley Boulevard where a sinkhole developed earlier this week. According to Bruce Johnston, chief of the Division of Transportation Engineering with MCDOT, the sinkhole is the result of a damaged culvert underneath the ground.  It isn’t clear […]

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July 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Roads Close in Montgomery County Due to Sinkhole

Updated: Bruce Johnston, chief of the Division of Transportation Engineering with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation said crews are working to open Father Hurley Boulevard later this week. According to Johnston, a collapsed culvert running underneath the road is what caused a massive sinkhole.  A replacement pipe is currently being designed that will be set […]

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