traffic delays

December 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Early Morning Beltway Crash Causes Significant Delays

A three-vehicle accident caused significant delays on I-495 on Thursday morning. Maryland State Police say the crash happened shortly after 6:00 a.m. between Connecticut Avenue and Rockville Pike and resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Three lanes were closed due to the collision at one point, however they […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Memorial Service Route for Police Officer Kyle Olinger

The Montgomery County Police said traffic delays should be expected from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 during the memorial service for Police Officer Kyle Olinger. A funeral procession, which includes motor officers and marked police cruisers, will escort Officer Olinger’s ashes from the Rockville Town Square beginning at 10 a.m. The procession will […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Fire at Kensington Condo Complex Causes $2 Million in Damage

Update: The fire at The Waterford Condominium in Kensington has affected 15 condos, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Piringer said on Twitter that the building was built in the mid-1960s and is “non-sprinklered.” Fourteen of the 15 damaged condos are from both smoke and water damage, but […]

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December 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Traffic Delays Likely on Funeral Route for Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen

The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to early afternoon on Dec. 14 during the funeral of Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen. Beginning Thursday morning, Montrose Road between Montrose Parkway and East Jefferson Street will be open to local traffic only. The slow lane of both eastbound and […]

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August 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

House Fire on Persimmon Tree Road

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a house fire on Persimmon Tree Road on Wednesday morning. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the two-story house at 7041 Persimmon Tree Road was under construction. According to Piringer, fire was showing when firefighters arrived. On his Twitter accounty, Piringer reported that the fire involved an electric meter. […]

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September 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break on Georgia and Connecticut Avenues

A 16-inch water main break at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue caused some traffic delays on Friday evening. According to officials from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), two northbound lanes of Georgia Avenue are closed for the repairs. Commuters are encouraged to find another route. The water has been shut off […]

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June 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

Overturned Truck Slows Rush Hour (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials responded to a call on June 1 for an overturned truck and collision at the intersection of East Gude Drive and Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville. According to Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson, the call came in at 7:45 a.m. during a busy commuting morning. […]

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June 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Overturned Dump Truck Causes Traffic Delays at Gude Drive and Crabbs Branch Way (PHOTOS)

An overturned dump truck caused some lengthy traffic delays for Monday morning commuters traveling along East Gude Drive and Crabbs Branch Way. Hazmat crews were called to the scene to help with the fuel spill cleanup. Traffic jam near Gude Dr and Crabbs Branch Way, #Rockville @mymcmedia — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) June 1, 2015 […]

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April 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Vehicle Fire Backs Up Traffic on Southbound I-270

Multiple lanes were closed on I-270 Southbound just past the exit for Old Georgetown Rd. (exit 1 MD 187) due to a vehicle fire on April 29. Motorists experienced traffic backups during the emergency response.

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November 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Image of traffic cones for G-8 Summit Traffic Congestion and Road Closures

Water Main Break in Rockville

UPDATE Nov. 15 about 10 a.m. The repairs have been completed at Maryland Avenue and West Argyle Street. The road is fully open. UPDATE One day after a water main break, the city of Rockville reports a second break at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and West Argyle Street. Repair crews are on site but […]

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