Talbot Avenue bridge

January 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Reopens Historic Bridge in Silver Spring

The Talbot Avenue bridge — which connects Lyttonsville to Silver Spring — has been reopened after the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) completed repairs to a damaged support beam. MCDOT closed the pedestrian bridge on Dec. 20 upon identifying the damaged beam. MCDOT worked with CSX to develop a repair plan, which CSX authorized. […]

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September 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Busy Committee Day: Montgomery County Council committees have a full day of briefings. The Public Safety Committee, at 9:30 a.m., hears from corrections officials on how the county prevents jail suicides. Also at 9:30 a.m., the planning committee discusses […]

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May 31, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Historic Lyttonsville Bridge Closed But Not Forgotten (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rusted supports and a deteriorating surface forced the closure of a bridge built in Lyttonsville almost a century ago. The Talbot Avenue structure still represents an historic connection between the Silver Spring community founded by a free black laborer in 1853 and other Montgomery County neighborhoods. The 105-foot-long bridge spans train tracks slated for use […]

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