Monday, July 30, 2012

Department of Transportation Begins New Residential Road Maintenance Projects

The Department of Transportation (MCDOT) began new road maintenance projects in local subdivisions in July and will add others in August. MCDOT will do full depth patching, remove the older road surface, and repave the roads with hot mix asphalt.
The following will be repaved, taking three to four weeks, depending on weather conditions:
  • Peachwood Subdivision, Silver Spring, began the week of July 16. 
  • Hoyles Addition, Gaithersburg, began in late July. 
  • South Four Corners, Kemp Mill, will begin in August. 
  • Medical Center Drive from Great Seneca Highway to Key West Avenue will begin in August. 
MCDOT will conduct the following pavement preservation projects, in which crews conduct full-depth patching of deteriorated pavement, seal cracks, and apply a micro-resurfacing material. Timing depends on weather conditions.
  • Bells Mill Road, Potomac, began the week of July 22 and will take one to two weeks to complete. 
  • Edson Lane, Rockville, began July 16 and will take one to two weeks to complete. 
  • Mahan Road and Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, began the week of July 23 and will take three to four weeks to complete. 
  • Heathfield Road, Marianna Drive and Parkland Drive, Aspen Hill, will begin in early August. 
  • Parkland Drive from Chesterfield Road to Aspen Hill Road began the week of July 23. 
  • Mariana Drive from Parkland Drive to Bauer Drive will begin the week of August 7. 
MCDOT is also working to repair sidewalks, concrete curbs, and gutters at:
  • Franklin Knolls, Silver Spring, which began in early July and should be completed by Fall 2013. 
  • Kingswell Community, Wheaton, which began in July and will take six to eight weeks to complete. 
For more information on resurfacing projects throughout the County, visit the Division of Highway Services’ website.