Thursday, January 30, 2014

Chinese Delegation from Tainan City Government, Taiwan to Visit MCDOT

On January 15, a delegation from the Tainan City government in Taiwan visited Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) to learn more about the County’s Transportation Engineering and Highway Services operations. This is the sixth Chinese delegation recently hosted by MCDOT.

The visitors were briefed on MCDOT road and bridge construction; the bridge inspection process; and bikeway and new sidewalk planning and construction. The visitors toured the Bethesda Highway Depot and the Materials Testing Lab, the only State-certified, County-run facility to test concrete or asphalt used in road construction. MCDOT hosted the group at the new David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center, and providedingproviding a tour that highlighted the facility’s green building features.