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MCDOT to Hold Sept. 14 Virtual Public Hearing About Proposed Abandonment of a Portion of 771 Ellsworth Drive in Silver Spring

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 11, 2020

At an upcoming virtual public hearing, residents will have an opportunity to present oral and/or written comments concerning the abandonment of two sections of public right of way known as Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring. The Applicants, represented by Miles & Stockbridge P.C., are seeking a limited abandonment of the road to restrict non-emergency vehicular access, in connection with their plan to revitalize, expand, and upgrade the public use spaces and amenities located within Downtown Silver Spring.

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold the virtual public hearing on Monday, September 14 beginning at 12:00 p.m. on the internet-based platform Zoom. Registration online is required to ensure participants receive an electronic invitation to the hearing.  

Written comments may be submitted to:

MCDOT - Division of Transportation Engineering
Tiara McCray, Property Acquisition Section
100 Edison Park Drive, 4th Floor
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

Phone: 240-720-7862

If you require special accommodations for this hearing, please contact, Tiara McCray.

Release ID: 20-169
Media Contact: Hannah HennĀ 240-777-8389

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