September 14, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

I-270 Ramp Meters Will Fully Activate on Wednesday

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced that they are fully activating new ramp meters on I-270 in Montgomery County on Wednesday. The traffic control system, which will cover 23 ramps to southbound I-270 in Montgomery and Frederick counties, has been in the process of testing since late June. Drivers may have seen […]

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July 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Toll Managed Lanes on 270, 495 Voted Back into State Highway Plans

One month after members of the region’s Transportation Planning Board voted to remove a road widening plan that includes managed toll lanes along I-270 and parts of I-495, the board changed its vote Wednesday and agreed to include the plan in its environmental analysis. The 28 to 10 vote was a victory for Gov. Larry […]

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July 9, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Colisión con Camión Sobre la I-270 Deja a dos Personas Heridas

El viernes por la mañana, dos adultos fueron llevados a un hospital con heridas leves, luego de una colisión en la I-270 en dirección sur, dijo Pete Piringer, portavoz principal del Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS, por sus siglas en inglés). Una colisión de dos vehículos que involucró a un […]

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July 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Collision Involving Truck on I-270 Injures Two

Two adults were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a collision on Southbound I-270 Friday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A two-vehicle collision involving a tree-trimming truck occurred just past Muddy Branch Road, Piringer wrote around 7:20 a.m. The truck overturned and the two […]

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June 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Elrich Praises, MDOT Condemns Removal of I-270, I-495 Project from Environmental Analysis

Wednesday’s vote by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board to remove the state’s proposed I-270, I-495 express toll lanes project from its air quality analysis dealt a serious blow to the future of the project. “In order to meet federal requirements and advance to the construction phase, regional projects must be included in the […]

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June 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

State Begins Testing Ramp Metering Traffic Control System on I-270

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced it is testing a new ramp metering system on the ramp from northbound MD 118 to southbound I-270 in Germantown and will add more flashing yellow signals on other I-270 ramps in the near future. The system uses sensors to detect traffic conditions in real time […]

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June 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Transportation Board Will Not Conduct Environmental Analysis of 270, 495 Road Widening Project

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board voted Wednesday to remove the I-270 and I-495 express lanes from its Air Quality Conformity Analysis, following a request from the Montgomery County Executive’s office. Now that the planning board will not conduct an environmental study of this project, Maryland will have to submit a revised plan if […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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December 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece Mujer tras ser Atropellada sobre la I-270

Una mujer fue atropellada en la I-270 dirección norte cerca de la salida 9A después de salir de su automóvil sobre el andén, dijeron funcionarios estatales. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, de 34 años, de Frederick conducía por la I-270 norte en la I-370 norte alrededor de las 10:30 a.m. del martes, dijo la Policía Estatal de […]

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December 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Car on Shoulder

A woman was struck and killed on I-270 North near exit 9A after she got out of her car on the shoulder, state officials said. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, 34, of Frederick was driving on I-270 North at I-370 North around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. She struck debris, which police believe was […]

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