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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Water Main Break Closes Part of University Boulevard

A water main break this afternoon has closed off a section of Eastbound University Boulevard in the Silver Spring area, between Piney Branch Road and Seek Lane. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to take alternative routes, according to an alert by Montgomery County Emergency Management. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said crews are […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Wisconsin Avenue at Cordell Avenue Closes Several Hours Monday

Update (2:17 p.m.): All Southbound Lanes of Wisconsin Avenue at Cordell Avenue are now open, according to Montgomery County Emergency Management. All southbound lanes of Wisconsin Ave. (MD 355) at Cordell Ave. are now open. Expect residual delays Seek alternate route. #MDTRAFF — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 24, 2019 Police tweeted Monday at 11:13 […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Detour, Lanes Blocked Near Snouffer School Road

Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue tweeted that people should expect delays when driving on Snouffer School Road, between Flower Hill Way and Bonanza Way. Earlier there was a gas leak, which has since been shut down by Washington Gas. As repairs continue to commence, expect significant delays, as many lanes are […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Northbound I-270 Reopens

UPDATE: All lanes of Northbound I-270 before MD 109 (Exit 22) have reopened. Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management tweeted that drivers should expect “significant residual delays.” All lanes of NB I-270 prior to MD 109 (Exit 22) have reopened from earlier traffic incident. Expect significant residual delays. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) April […]

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June 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Lanes Reopen After Fuel Spill on the Beltway

UPDATED: All lanes are now open. Update – All lanes have reopened NB I-495 before River Rd (exit 39). Expect residual delays. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) June 27, 2017 Traffic is backing up on the Beltway after a fuel spill, involving a disabled tractor trailer, on I-495 northbound near River Road during the […]

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November 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures

Beginning November 2, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two right lanes of the outer loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) between MD 650 (New Hampshire Avenue) and MD 193 (University Boulevard) in Silver Spring. Weather permitting, the entire project should be complete before Thanksgiving. Additionally, crews will close one left lane at […]

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June 6, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Street Beat: Expect Delays Around Casino

In anticipation of the Maryland Live! Casino opening in Anne Arundel County, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) advises travelers to plan ahead due to an expected high volume of traffic along MD 100 and MD 295 through this weekend. The Maryland Live! Casino opens Wednesday, June 6 at 10 p.m. Improvements to the interchange […]

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