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$2.8M Grant Awarded To Study Bridge Over Potomac River

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2.8 million to study the long-term replacement of the Long Bridge over the Potomac River.

16 hours ago

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Hiker Killed When Boulder Falls On Him On Offutt Island

Montgomery County police say a man hiking on an island in the Potomac River was killed when a boulder fell on him.

09/01/2014

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Repaired Western Md. Toll Bridge To W.Va. Reopens

A Potomac River toll bridge linking Allegany County to Green Spring, West Virginia, is back in business.

08/26/2014

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Owner Rebuilding Damaged Toll Bridge Over Potomac

The owner of a private toll bridge over the Potomac River says she’s rebuilding the structure between western Maryland and West Virginia after it was damaged by a June flood.

08/15/2014

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Man Rescued After Fall Into Potomac River

Fire officials say a man was seriously injured after falling about 30 feet into a rocky section of the Potomac River.

07/06/2014

Enjoy kayaking on your vacation (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

Missing Kayaker In Great Falls Found Safe At Home

Rescuers have been searching for a missing kayaker on the Potomac River, but he has been found safe at home in Reston, Va.

06/15/2014

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Rescuers Search For Missing Kayaker At Great Falls

Rescuers from Montgomery County have been searching for a missing kayaker near Great Falls for hours.

06/13/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Waste In D.C. River

A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system has pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River.

06/05/2014

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Kayaker

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 23-year-old man after his kayak was found overturned on the Potomac River.

05/08/2014

National Park Service

Boat Ramp Near Sharpsburg Closing For Days

The National Park Service says it’s cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

04/21/2014

National Harbor Ferris Wheel

New Ferris Wheel To Give Sky-Eye View Of U.S. Capitol & National Mall From Md.

Maryland’s National Harbor plans to add a new 175-foot Ferris wheel with views of the nation’s capital and Potomac River, similar to the London Eye and other large-scale observation wheels around the world, developers announced Thursday.

01/16/2014

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Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying Body

Metropolitan police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman whose body was found in the Potomac River.

11/25/2013

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