Category: Construction

Two Red Line Metro Stations to Close for 45 Days

Red Line riders will need to transfer at Fort Totten to continue downtown beginning Saturday. WMATA photo. The Red Line Metro stations at Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland-CUA will be closed for 45 days beginning Saturday, July 21, for structural repair work, including addressing deteriorating platform conditions that affect the ADA-accessibility of the station. During the closing period, the Red Line will not offer service between Fort Totten and NoMa-Gallaudet U stations. Passengers can transfer to the Green or Yellow lines at Fort Totten and head to Gallery Place to avoid the work zone. Earlier, Metro announced that it...

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Park Valley Road to Close Tomorrow for Bridge Replacement

Screenshot of the project map from the county’s Division of Trasnportation Engineering project page. Park Valley Road is scheduled to close Friday, July 20 in order to begin construction to replace the bridge over Sligo Creek and provide improvements to Sligo Creek Hiker/Biker Trail nearby, a representative of the county’s Department of Transportation confirmed. The project, budgeted at $3.95 million, will replace a bridge originally built in 1931 with a wider bridge and sidewalk. The trail will be realigned and include a new 12-foot wide pedestrian bridge over Sligo Creek, plus a new trail to connect the bridge with...

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Excavation Scheduled This Week for School Parking Lots

Trees around the parking lot of the middle school on Wayne Avenue came down to allow for new construction. Photo by Mike Diegel. Excavation work is scheduled to begin this week in preparation for the reconfiguration of the parking lots at Silver Spring International Middle School. The work follows last week’s removal of the trees surrounding the current lot on the corner of Dale Drive and Wayne Avenue; plans call for landscaping around the new lots to replace the trees. A new upper lot will have its entrance/exit on Dale Drive. A new egress to a middle and lower...

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Housing Commission Breaks Ground on Thayer Avenue Project

Screenshot of the Fenton Street frontage of the 900 Thayer Ave. plans from document submitted to the Planning Board. After several months of preliminary excavation work, the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County officially broke ground last week on its project at 900 Thayer Ave. Plans call for development of 124 mixed-income units, with studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, and ground-level retail. Eighty-four of those units will serve as relocation housing for former public housing residents through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program, according to an HOC press release. “Thanks to HUD’s Rental Assistance...

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Lyttonsville Place Bridge to Close Monday for Replacement Work

The lot at the former FedEx Office has been fenced off and the Rite Aid next door closed in anticipation of construction. Photo by Mike Diegel. The Lyttonsville Place bridge between Brookville and Lyttonsville roads will be closed on Monday, June 18 for a six-month bridge replacement project, according to the Purple Line website. The new bridge will be longer to accommodate the trains and the Capital Crescent Trail underneath it. There will be one lane for traffic in each direction, as well as drop-off lanes for Purple Line passengers and wider sidewalks on both sides of the new...

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