Attention, Montgomery County drivers: Starting next week and lasting until the beginning of March, drivers on Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg will encounter evening lane closures and brief periods overnight when all lanes temporarily close, Maryland State Highway Administration says.
In theory, elected officials in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties have 9 billion reasons to get behind the Hogan administration’s efforts to ease traffic congestion in the notoriously traffic-plagued capital region. So far, it isn’t working out that way.
A woman gave birth while traveling on a Maryland highway en route to a hospital Wednesday night.
One man is in the hospital after a tractor-trailer hauling TVs overturned near Gaithersburg, Maryland, Wednesday night.
A “managed lanes” study looks to add capacity to Maryland roadways, and Maryland transportation officials are welcoming public comments through May 1.
The interchange will be between Gaithersburg and Germantown, north of Route 124. Earlier this month, the northbound and southbound lanes were shifted to create work space for pile driving and excavation.
Maryland’s $7.5 billion plans to put toll lanes on Interstate 270 and around the Capital Beltway over the American Legion Bridge will go to the public this month for the first official feedback opportunities.
A December meeting will outline the public-private partnership process that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has proposed to finance his plans to ease congestion on some of the state’s most traveled roads.
Projects on Interstate 66 and Interstate 270, two of the region’s busiest traffic arteries, have cleared federally required tests, which means work on the projects can proceed.
The crash happened on northbound I-270, before Fingerboard Road/Route 80 in Urbana, around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, Maryland State Police said.
New toll lanes along Interstate 270, additional money for Metro, and changes to ideas for bus rapid transit are all among the Montgomery County Council’s priorities for billions in future transportation projects. Also Tuesday, the council also pushed Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld for answers on repeated Red Line problems.
One motorcyclist has died and another was taken to the hospital after two separate crashes in Maryland late Sunday.
The project to widen Interstate 270 near the Montrose Road interchange will add 23 new lane miles of roads, and could shave up to 30 minutes from some drivers’ morning commutes, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says.
Preliminary ideas are in for Interstate 270 improvement plans in Maryland.
Elected officials and business leaders are calling for major improvements to reduce traffic congestion on Interstate 270.
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