The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is planning to improve the pavement of Shakespeare Boulevard in Germantown by applying a micro-surfacing materiel to extend the pavement life. While the exact start and finish date have not been determined, the project will take place over the entirety of Shakespeare Boulevard in Germantown running from Frederick Road, Route 355 to Germantown Road, Maryland Route 118. According the MCDOT, the work will take about three weeks
Montgomery County Department of Transportation has won approval by the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board for a grant to design and engineer a shared used path in Clarksburg. The $534,416 grant will be used to design and engineer a bike path which will run on the eastern side of Maryland Route 355 (Frederick Road) in Clarksburg from Stringtown Road north to where Snowden Farm Parkway leads into MD 355. The path will create a link in the existing trail netwo
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is in the process of patching and resurfacing to extend the pavement life on the entirety of Black Rock Road running from Darnestown Road, Maryland Route 28 to Burdette in Germantown. According to Josh Faust of the Division of Highway Services of MCDOT, “The project started on Monday, July 20. We expect it to last until the end of the first week of August, of course, with construction there is always the possibility that a pr
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is in the process of applying a micro-surfacing materiel to extend the pavement life on the entirety of Riffle Ford Road running from Darnestown Road, Maryland Route 28 to Germantown Road, Maryland Route 118. According the MCDOT, the work which began last Thursday will take six to eight weeks to complete, weather permitting. Drivers who use Riffle Ford Road can expect lane closures and flag men along portions of the road. “Th
Residents in the Waters Landing area of Germantown should prepare for some minor traffic delays and an increase in noise in the area as the Montgomery County Department of Transportation Division of Highway Services is set to begin a pavement patching project on neighborhood streets. The project is scheduled to begin sometime in April, but an exact date can’t be scheduled due to weather concerns and the availability of materials, according to Richard Dorsey, the chief of the
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin work to replace the short span bridge on Huntmaster Road next Monday. The one-lane bridge, which traverses Great Seneca Creek, on Huntmaster Road near Davis Mill Road will be replaced beginning on Monday, April 20. As a result, Huntmaster Road will be closed in both directions as work is completed. The MCDOT estimates that the work should take about five weeks, weather permitting. “The bridge will remain
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