September 9, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Montrose Avenue is closed today, September 9, 2020, from Fourth Street to Fifth Street for BGE utility work until 4:00pm. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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September 3, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Montgomery Street is closed today, September 3, 2020, from Stanley Place to Route 1 for crosswalk installation until 3:00pm. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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August 31, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: WSSC has closed 4th Street, between Talbott Avenue (Rte. 198) and Carroll Avenue today, August 31st, until around 3pm, for utility work. Find alternate routes. Emergency vehicles will still have access as needed. Thank you.

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July 31, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 4th Street is closed today, July 31, 2020, from Montgomery Street to Main Street for powerline work until 1:00pm. Also, 4th Street cannot be accessed for regular traffic from Prince George Street. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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July 21, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Ninth Street is closed today, July 21st, from the 200 block of 9th Street to Montgomery Street for work being done by Baltimore Gas and Electric. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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April 15, 2020 - ROAD CLOSURES: Main Street is closed from Seventh Street to Ninth Street and Ninth Street is closed from Montgomery Street to Main Street for WSSC utility work. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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April 14, 2020 - Main Street is closed from Seventh Street to Ninth Street for WSSC work. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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March 5, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Due to a significant water main break there are a couple of road closures today. Please be aware that these closures are fairly significant:

* US Route 1 South is closed from Main Street to Prince George Street. Drivers must turn East or West at Main Street and cannot go South on US Route 1. The State Highway Administration is on site to set up detours, so drive with extreme caution and keep your speeds down. Avoid this area if at all possible.

* Fetty Alley is closed from C Street to Route 1 South for the same water main break.

WSSC is on site and working on repairs.

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you and stay alert!

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March 5, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: The following roads are closed today, March 5, 2020:

1. Laurel Avenue is closed from Washington Blvd to 4th Street due to work being completed by BGE.

2. Main Street is closed from Saint Mary’s Place to 9th Street for ongoing WSSC work.

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during these closures. Thank you.

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March 4, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Today, March 4, 2020, the following roads are closed: Laurel Avenue from Washington Blvd to 4th St for BGE road work & Main St from St. Mary's Pl to 9th St for ongoing WSSC Street work. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 24, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 9th Street is closed today, February 24, 2020, from Montgomery Street to Main Street until further notice due to work being completed by BGE. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 14, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Main Street’s east-bound side is closed today, February 14, 2020, between MD216 (7th Street) and Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street) due to utility work by WSSC. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 12, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Main Street’s west-bound lane is closed today, February 12, 2020, between MD216 (7th Street) and Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street). Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 3, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 11th Street from Snowden Place to Montgomery Street will be closed today, February 3, 2020, for BGE repair work. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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January 30, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Main Street is closed today, January 30, 2020, between Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street) and 9th Street due to utility work by WSSC. Vehicles are being detoured down Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street).

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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January 29, 2020 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Main Street is closed today, January 29, 2020, between Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street) and 9th Street due to utility work by WSSC. Vehicles are being detoured down Saint Mary’s Place (8th Street).

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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January 3, 2020 - HEADS UP: Due to the early morning fire, Bowie Road will be closed today, January 3, 2020, from Lafayette Avenue to Elaine Court until further notice. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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October 12, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: The Laurel Police Department is on the scene of a traffic accident on Gorman Avenue (Maryland Route 198), which is closed between 9th Street and Van Dusen Road. Please find alternate routes.

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September 30, 2019 - UPDATE: Peggy's Way is also closed from 7th to 8th Streets. TRAFFIC ALERT: There are multiple road closures today, September 30, 2019, due to gas line issues. These streets will re-open as soon as possible.

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during these closures:

- Eighth Street is closed from Montgomery Street to Laurel Avenue.
- Laurel Avenue is closed from Seventh Street to Eighth Street.
- Park Avenue is closed from Seventh Street to Eighth Street.

Thank you.

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August 28, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Westmeath Drive is closed today, August 28, 2019 from Caledon Court to Corunna Court due to a gas line issue.

The street will re-open as soon as possible. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure.

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July 21, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 1 SB is closed at Marshall Avenue due to a water main break.

All traffic is being diverted onto Marshall Avenue.

Find alternate routes and please avoid this area if possible.

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June 14, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Due to a gas line issue, Van Dusen Road is closed today, June 14, 2019 from Old Sandy Spring Road to Maryland 198.

The street will re-open as soon as possible, but until then, please find alternate routes to get around the intersection.

Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure.

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June 10, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Power and Verizon wires are down in the 400 block of Montgomery Street. Montgomery Street is closed today, June 10th, between 4th to 5th Streets, and will remain closed until further notice. Please follow the detour signs and any directions from crews and police.

Find alternate routes if possible and drive with caution. Thank you.

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April 9, 2019 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Laurel Police are on the scene of an accident on WB Talbott Avenue. Traffic has backed up as two lanes are closed at 4th Street and Talbott Avenue. Find alternate routes and avoid this area if possible.

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March 22, 2019 - Park Avenue, between Philip Powers Drive and West Street, will be closed today, March 22, 2019, due to asphalt overlay repair work until 3:00pm. Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 22, 2019 - Accident at US-1 northbound after Main Street, all traffic stopped due to an overturned vehicle. Drive with caution as you approach the accident. Find alternate routes if possible.

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February 22, 2019 - Accident on 198 eastbound after Van Dusen Road. Laurel Police are on the scene. Road has been closed, so follow police direction, and please drive with caution as you approach. Find alternate routes if possible.

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January 16, 2019 - 8th Street, between Gorman Avenue and Talbott Avenue, will be closed today, January 16, 2019, until 4:00pm.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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January 16, 2019 - Carroll Avenue, between 6th and 7th Street, will be closed today, January 16, 2019, due to a water main break. WSSC has been informed, but the ETA on repairs is currently not known.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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November 28, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT: West Street between 10th Street and Park Avenue will be closed today, November 28, 2018, until 4:00pm for a water main replacement.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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November 27, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 8th Street between Gorman Avenue (MD198) and Montrose Avenue will be closed today, November 27, 2018, until 4:00pm.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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October 30, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 8th Street between MD198 East and Montrose Avenue will be closed today, October 30, 2018, due to WSSC utility work until 1:00pm.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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October 25, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT: 8th Street between Gorman Avenue (MD198) and Montrose Avenue will be closed today, October 25, 2018, due to WSSC utility work until 4:00pm.

Access for local traffic and all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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February 16, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT:  Nichols Drive between Park Avenue and Philip Powers Drive will be closed for an undetermined amount of time due to urgent gas main repairs.

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January 9, 2018 - TRAFFIC ALERT: West Street between 10th Street and 9th Street will be closed until Noon today. Expect delays through this area.

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December 11, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: A City contractor will be working on Shannon Avenue and Lexington Avenue today.  Expect delays through this area.

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December 1, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Twelfth Street is undergoing road work and repaving by WSSC today. Expect delays through this area.

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November 30, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Ashford Boulevard between Oxford Drive and Cherry Lane in the north-bound direction will be closed until 2 PM today. Expect delays through this area.

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September 25, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: There will be road work taking place today along Bowie Road between US1 North and Lafayette Avenue until 5 PM today due to paving work. Expect delays through this area.

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September 11, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: There will be road work taking place today along westbound Cherry Lane between Fourth Street and Ashford Blvd. until 5 PM today due to paving work. Expect delays through this area.

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September 8, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: There will be road work taking place today along Cherry Lane between Fourth Street and Ashford Blvd. until 4 PM today due to paving work.

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September 5, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Road crews will be milling the road surface on Eastbound Cherry Lane between Fourth Street and Ashford Blvd. This will close 2 lanes, with only 1 lane getting by. Try and avoid this area if possible. Access for all Emergency vehicles will be maintained during the road work.

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September 4, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: There will be road work taking place today along Cherry Lane between Fourth Street and Ashford Blvd., with two lanes closed in the Eastbound direction.  Drive carefully in these work zones and find alternate routes where possible.

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July 26, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: A busy day for road work today, July 26, 2017! Be aware that paving will take place on Cherry Lane between Laurel Place and 4th Street, as well as 4th Street between Ashford Blvd. and Cherry Lane.

Drive carefully in these work zones and find alternate routes if possible.

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July 25, 2017 - TRAFFIC ALERT: Public Works asks motorists to please avoid 4th Street today, July 25, 2017, between Ashford Blvd. and Cherry Lane.

Construction crews are performing asphalt restorations and there will be long delays traveling on that portion of 4th Street today.

As usual, access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this road work.Thank you!

 

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July 17, 2017 - Phillip Powers Drive will be closed today, July 17, 2017, between Park Avenue and Nichols Drive until 4:00pm. Access for Emergency vehicles will be maintained during this closure. Thank you.

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