Thursday, August 20, 2015

Upcoming Highway Services Road Improvement Projects

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation's (MCDOT) Division of Highway Services (DHS) continues road improvement projects in August/September. Schedules are dependent on weather conditions.

A number of projects are designed to preserve pavement, restoring the roadway’s structural capacity and integrity. In the following areas, DHS will make full depth patches, seal cracks, apply the microsurfacing material and replace lane markings. Upcoming projects will take about six weeks to complete and will require temporary lane closures. Work hours will be between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday for the following communities:
Additional microsurfacing projects will take about five weeks to complete with work hours between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. along:
Resurfacing projects on rural/rustic roads strive to maintain the agricultural/rural character of the roads and community. For these roads, MCDOT will repair the roadway base, seal cracks, resurface with chip seal, remove excess aggregate and replace roadway lane markings. The following projects should take about 10 days to complete. Work hours will be between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some construction may be required on Saturday.