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County Council Approves Master Plan of Highways and Transitways

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 2, 2018

The County Council unanimously approved the Master Plan of Highways and Transitways (MPOHT) on July 24.


The update provides a comprehensive summary of all significant existing and planned highway and

transitway facilities within the County. The new master plan provides a “road map” for

making transportation investments within the context of a long-range vision. It ensures

the future network of transportation facilities will serve residents, businesses, visitors

and people passing through the county. The updates bring the Master Plan into conformance with Montgomery County code.


This is the first major revision to the MPOHT since 1955. View the plan.



Release ID: 18-144
Media Contact: Esther Bowring 240-777-7170