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MCDOT to Hold July 22 Virtual Public Meeting on US 29 Mobility and Reliability Study

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold an online public meeting about the US 29 Mobility and Reliability Study on Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will offer an opportunity for real-time virtual interaction between MCDOT project staff and members of the public and will be recorded for later viewing for those who are unable to join live.

The US 29 study presents options for improving mobility, reliability and safety for transit, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians along US 29 between Tech Road and the Silver Spring Transit Center.  At the meeting, MCDOT staff and consultants will present findings of the analysis and gather public input to inform future steps. 

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Roadway and transit priority alternatives considered.
  • Potential bicycle and pedestrian improvements.
  • Traffic results and project cost estimates.

Project files for the meeting are available for review online at montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/US29Study/index.html and written comments may be submitted to Corey Pitts, Planning Section Manager, by email at corey.pitts@montgomerycountymd.gov or by phone at 240-777-7217. Requests for special accommodations to access or view these online materials may be directed to this same email address or phone number.

Please register for the event at bit.ly/2YgD4Rf so MCDOT can share any pertinent communications and project materials in advance of the meeting.

Learn more about MCDOT’s engineering and construction projects by following @MoCo_DTE on Twitter, or visit montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte.

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For transportation updates related to COVID-19 health crisis, visit MCDOT’s transportation resource page for COVID-19.

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Release ID: 20-135
Media Contact: Hannah Henn 240-777-8389

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