Traffic Advisory: WSSC work on Main Street
Main Street Waterline Upgrades Begin This Sunday
WSSC has contracted with Rapp Contracting for the installation of a new water line located at 14763/14757 Main Street (east end of Main Street) on Sunday night 11/22/2015 at approximately 7:00 p.m. This work could have Main Street closed, or at least could cause traffic delays. We will post updates as more information is provided to us about the project.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Major Events This Weekend
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Prince George’s County Hosts Major Events This Weekend
Upper Marlboro, MD – This weekend, Saturday, September 19th and Sunday, September 20th Prince George’s County will have multiple major events taking place throughout the County. Residents, visitors, and thru traffic may encounter traffic congestion. All motorists are encouraged to drive with caution and consider planning ahead for alternative routes and possible delays.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
Memorial Services for Del. James E. Proctor Jr., Clinton, MD
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., a member of the Maryland House of Delegates since 1990 representing the 27th Legislative District, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Del. Proctor’s funeral services will take place on Saturday starting at 9:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s of Piscataway Catholic Church, 13401 Piscataway Road, in Clinton, MD. Visitation is from 9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., with reflections beginning at 11:15 a.m. and Mass starting at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, 8000 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD.
2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show, Camp Springs, MD
Making its return to Prince George’s County after a five year hiatus, the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show is free and open to the public. Over 100,000 visitors and dignitaries are expected to attend. Gates open at 9:00 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 11:30 a.m., and aerial demonstrations from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Parking for the Air Show will be at FedEx Field and Branch Avenue Metro Station with shuttles running from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Shuttles returning attendees back to their vehicles will run until after the final performance.
23rd Annual Bluebird Blues Festival, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD
Taking place 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the 23rd Annual Bluebird Blues Festival has become one of the County’s premier events. Each year, the festival attracts an average of 12,000 people, dozens of vendors, and national blues acts. The event is free and open to the public. The festival includes two stages, a main stage with a headline performer and three nationally known artists; the smaller stage features three additional acts and a blues workshop conducted by a blues scholar. Children can participate in face painting, roving artists, tattoo art and many other events sponsored by The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Alcohol and pets, excluding service animals, are not permitted.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Rams, FedEx Field, Landover, MD
The Redskins will play the St. Louis Rams on Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. kickoff. Purple, Orange and Green parking lots open at 9:00 a.m. The RedZone Lot opens at 8:00 a.m. For parking and directions information for FedEx Field, please click here.
34th Annual Hispanic Festival, Adelphi, MD
This Sunday, September 20, 2015, from Noon to 6 p.m., the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation will present its 34th annual Hispanic Festival at Lane Manor Park, 7601 West Park Drive and University Boulevard, in Adelphi, MD. This free festival, which regularly draws more than 10,000 people, will feature carnival games, arts and crafts, two stages of entertainment, and delicious food celebrating Hispanic culture and heritage. Various Prince George’s County Government departments and agencies will also be on hand to provide resources, opportunities, and information to attendees.
For more information please visit the County’s website news page.
US 301 Resurfacing Project
To improve roadway drainage, the State Highway Administration (SHA) is starting a $3.3 million safety and resurfacing project along on a 2.4-mile section of US 301 (Robert Crain Highway) in Upper Marlboro. The project involves replacing existing inlets and curb and gutter, manhole and storm drain pipe work and slope stabilization to prevent roadway erosion between Old Crain Highway near the CSX railroad crossing to just south of MD 4 (Pennsylvania Avenue). Other improvements include replacement of roadside and median guardrail, resurfacing of all traffic lanes and new pavement markings. More than 33,000 vehicles travel this section of US 301 each day. Crews will perform road patching, slope stabilization and drainage grate repairs and replacements. Crews are permitted to close lanes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. In spring 2015, crews will also be permitted to work between 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday nights for road resurfacing activities. SHA awarded the contract to Francis O. Day, Co., Inc. of Rockville. The entire project should be complete by late fall 2015, weather permitting.
Main & Church Streets Now Open
Both Main & Church Streets have been reopened to traffic as of 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Building Sidewall Collapse—Both Main & Church Streets Closed
Overnight, a sidewall along a private parking lot off of the 14600 block of Main Street collapsed, causing structural damage to the building. Main & Church Streets will be closed as of 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 until further notice, while police and fire personnel conduct emergency safety measures.