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New Montgomery speed camera sites

Montgomery County police Thursday announced 24 new locations for mobile and portable speed cameras.

Officials also announced an additional fixed pole location: The 12200 block of New Hampshire Avenue, where two cameras will nab speeders near White Oak Middle School. The county has approximately 60 fixed pole devices.

The county also uses "Safe Speed" vans, with cameras inside, and six portable camera units.

Be forewarned: Here are the new locations where those devices may show up:

-- 2300 Block of Gold Mine Road.
-- 11800 Block of Claridge Road, St. Catherine Laboure Elementary School.
-- 11900 Block of Claridge Road, St. Catherine Laboure Elementary School.
-- 9000 Block of Georgia Avenue.
-- 9100 Block of Georgia Avenue.
-- 1800 Block of Randolph Road, JFK High School.
-- 1900 Block of Randolph Road, JFK High School.
-- 18100 Block of Mateny Road, Great Seneca Creek Elementary School.
-- 9100 Block of Cedar Lane, Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.
-- 21400 Block of Laytonsville Road, Laytonsville Elementary School.
-- 5600 Block of Massachusetts Avenue, Church of the Little Flower School.
-- 5700 Block of Massachusetts Avenue, Church of the Little Flower School.
-- 13500 Block of Arctic Avenue.
-- 18700 Block of Quail Valley Boulevard.
-- 1400 Block of Dennis Avenue, Sligo Middle School.
-- 1700 Block of Dennis Avenue, Sligo Middle School.
-- 16100 Block of Crabbs Branch Way.
-- 7800 Block of East Village Avenue.
-- 1000 Block of Quince Orchard Road.
-- 6300 Block of Wisconsin Avenue.
-- 3400 Block of Gateshead Manor Road.
-- 3000 Block of Hewitt Avenue.
-- 11200 Block of Connecticut Avenue, Rockview Elementary School.
-- 11100 Block of Connecticut Avenue, Rockview Elementary School.

Police said the locations were the result of needs and community requests. For a listing of all locations, go the county's Safe Speed site.

-- Dan Morse

What have been your experiences with speed cameras? Post a comment below or e-mail us at transportation@washpost.com.

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