After about five inches of observed snow on Monday in Bethesda, Montgomery County will lift its Snow Emergency at 5 p.m.
Parking will remain free in county-owned lots and garages.
As for snow removal operations, the county’s MCDOT Storm Operations Map shows work continues on primary neighborhoods roads with most neighborhoods roads untouched.
Officials are urging motorists to be careful. Main roads appear to be in much better condition than this morning, when the heaviest of the snow was falling.
The MC311 Call Center will again remain open all night. Call 311 or 240-777-0311.
The county is providing limited Ride On bus service until 10 p.m., when the last bus trips will leave from Metro stations. Core routes that will operate are Routes 1, 5, 8, 15, 16, 17, 23, 30, 34, 43, 46, 47, 55, 56, 59, 61 and 100. Passengers should expect delays, with bus service every 30 to 60 minutes.
WMATA earlier on Monday announced all Metrobus service will remain suspended for all of Monday. Metrorail never closed.
An trained spotter for the National Weather Service reported exactly five inches of snow at the Dalecarlia Resevoir. That measurement happened at 3:25 p.m.
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