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(Try to) stay in your lane

Drivers approaching Rhode Island Avenue on 38th Street might be flummoxed to find a roadway that looks like it could be one lane is actually two. The stretch of road doesn't have any white lines dividing the lane in half,...

By Akeya Dickson  | March 10, 2011; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, The Daily Gripe, Unfixed  
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Pockets of Potholes

It's difficult enough tackling the morning after fallout of precipitation's middle child: the groan-inducing, not-quite-snow, not-quite-rain "wintry mix." Commuters already have to be mindful of pothole obstacle courses that can be difficult to traverse on the sunniest of days...

By Akeya Dickson  | January 19, 2011; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, The District, Unfixed, Virginia  
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Intersection gets proper crosswalk

Who got it done: Montgomery County Time to fix: 3 weeks As griper Lenonn, who describes him or herself as a "municipal avenger" recently reported, a repaving job on Apple Ave. near the corner of 2nd Ave. in Silver Spring...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 20, 2010; 3:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fixed, Maryland  
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Griper: Trashy mess in Langley Park

Who's responsible: Prince George's County Number of votes to fix: 2. Whether you are headed to Takoma Park, to pick up some rocket fuel for coffee at Dunkin' Donuts or to grab a few groceries at Shopper's, it isn't hard...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 20, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, Unfixed  
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Mattress in the road

Number of votes to fix: 4 Who's responsible: Montgomery County Drivers can expect a few not-so-nice givens out on the D.C. area roadways: rude drivers, potholes and congestion. But mattresses plopped right down in the median of a street?!? That's...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 12, 2010; 5:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Maryland, Unfixed  
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Residents: Traffic circle is a hazard

Who's responsible: Maryland State Highway Administration Number of votes to fix: 2 Griper Sinjun Sharp rattled off a list of accidents at a single traffic circle on the D.C.-Maryland border that are sobering, to say the least: "A pedestrian was...

By Washington Post Editors  | August 9, 2010; 6:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, Unfixed  
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Older Entries in This Category »

To fix or not to fix in Silver Spring?, Washington Post Editors , August 6, 2010
Still dark in Silver Spring, Will Koper , August 5, 2010
Walker: Crosswalk signal turning too quickly, Washington Post Editors , August 1, 2010
Bethesda pothole defies fixing, Washington Post Editors , July 27, 2010
Neighbor: Road an 'accident waiting to happen', Washington Post Editors , July 20, 2010
Neighbors: Crack threatens to swallow car tires, Washington Post Editors , July 20, 2010
Brush blocks view at intersection in MoCo, Washington Post Editors , July 19, 2010
Shining a light in a dark place, Will Koper , July 18, 2010
No trash cans available, Washington Post Editors , July 15, 2010
Drivers: Intersection is accident waiting to happen, Washington Post Editors , July 12, 2010
Sweltering Metro trains, boiling riders, Washington Post Editors , July 11, 2010
Stop sign replaced in Germantown, Washington Post Editors , July 5, 2010
Signals crossed at Rockville intersection, Washington Post Editors , June 28, 2010
A brain-rattling ride in Adelphi, Washington Post Editors , June 24, 2010
Bikers: Bumpy ride on the Crescent Trail, Washington Post Editors , June 22, 2010
Neighbors: Drivers speeding past bus stop, Washington Post Editors , June 17, 2010
 
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