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Rahn Resigns as State Transportation Director

Plus: Snow could impact Wednesday commutes; Northwest High School loses state football championships


Rahn resigns as state transportation director

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn will step down on Jan. 10.

He worked with Gov. Larry Hogan on some of the administration’s biggest transportation projects, including ongoing efforts to expand I-270 and the Capital Beltway.

Rahn will be replaced by Greg Slater, the current leader of the State Highway Administration. Slater is known for his collegial relationships with local jurisdictions, including leaders in Montgomery County.

He’s frequently visited the county to discuss road safety and transportation projects [Maryland Matters]

Snow could impact commuters on Wednesday

Preliminary forecasts are calling for snow on Wednesday morning, which could affect commuters across the Washington, D.C., area.

A cold front is expected to arrive late Tuesday night, followed by a weaker storm system that could add moisture to the air and bring anywhere from 0.5 to 3.5 inches of snow.

The cold front is expected to lower temperatures for the rest of the week. [Fox 5]

Northwest football loses state championship

The Northwest Jaguars lost the Maryland 4A championship game in Annapolis on Friday to the Wise Pumas.

The Northwest team, from Germantown, lost to Wise, in Upper Marlboro, 35-14.

Both teams have faced off seven times over the last eight years. The Jaguars made the championship after upsetting the previously undefeated Quince Orchard in the state semi-final game on November 29. [Montgomery Community Media]

Today’s weather

Tuesday will be rainy with a high of 58 degrees.

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