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Crossing Project Work to Close Two Northbound Lanes on MD 355 This Weekend

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 16, 2017


This weekend, MCDOT will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda.  Weather permitting, the lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday May 19 through 5 a.m. Monday May 22.

These lane closures are part of the ongoing construction of the Crossing Project at the Medical Center Metro Station, which will establish a pedestrian underpass between NIH and Walter Reed, and deep elevators on the Navy side of MD 355 to the Metrorail mezzanine.  Construction of the Crossing Project will continue through mid-2021. 

Release ID: 17-117
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-7155