Several roads are currently closed in Montgomery County due to flooding.
According to Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) Pete Piringer, a driver was rescued around 4:30am after their vehicle was swept downstream in the area of Brighten Dam Rd., near Bordly Dr. in Brookville. The driver left the vehicle and was clinging onto a tree before being rescued via boat. Brighton Dam Rd. is currently closed between Bordly Dr. and New Hampshire Ave. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route and to expect significant delays.
Beach Dr. is also closed between Woodbine St and Leland St. in Chevy Chase due to flooding.
We will provide an update if additional information becomes available.
Beach Drive is now closed between Woodbine St and Leland St. due to flooding. @WTOPtraffic
— Park Police MC (@ParkPolice) December 18, 2023
(~430a) IAO Brighten Dam Road near Bordly Dr, Brookeville, high water, driver left vehicle, swept downstream, clinging onto a tree, @mcfrs SW710B, SW710, BT740, BT725, A704, A740, PE740, RS717, PE704, BC704 & others responded, 1 person rescued/extracted from water/tree via boat pic.twitter.com/JGaNaVDHdC
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) December 18, 2023
Potomac Local reports that mega gas station/convenience store Buc-ee’s is looking to open its first location in the Greater Washington area.
The Montgomery County Council will meet on Tuesday, March 5 at 9:45am. Full agenda below courtesy Montgomery County:
Veteran news anchors Shawn Yancy and Tony Perkins have anchored their first newscast together in six years. The pair will continue to do so all week on News4 at 5pm…
Signature Dish, a television program on WETA PBS that discovers and reveals the standout dishes at a wide array of the region’s best restaurants, will feature Rockville food truck Fire…