Leggett has made road maintenance and resurfacing a priority of his administration over the last eight years. Compared to the prior eight years, his budgets have included $67 million – an increase of 80 percent – for arterial and primary road maintenance and $138 million – a 676 percent increase for residential and rural roads.
Highlights of other key transportation-related recommendations in the budget amendment will:
- Add $18.5 million for Purple Line related projects at Bethesda Station South, Capital Crescent Trail, and the Silver Spring Green Trail;
- Fund replacement of the Lyttonsville Place Bridge concrete deck; and
- Add community grants to support senior transportation, behavioral health outreach and education, youth leadership programs and workplace excellence.