Monday, August 4, 2014

Update on Road Maintenance Projects

The Department of Transportation’s Division of Highway Services (DHS) is resurfacing residential roads using hot mix asphalt that preserves pavement for many years. Repaving is underway on Good Hope Road, from New Hampshire Avenue to Spencerville Road in Colesville, is expected to take four to six weeks, weather permitting. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For projects to preserve pavement, DHS will complete full-depth patching of pavement; seal cracks; apply a micro surfacing material; sweep residual stone; and repaint lane markings. Work began on the projects listed below in July (unless otherwise noted) and will take about four weeks to complete. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday:
  • Richter Farm Road, from Great Seneca Highway to Germantown Road, Germantown.
  • Dairymaid Drive, from Great Seneca Highway to Mateny Road, Germantown.
  • Dawson Farm Road, from Great Seneca Highway to Germantown Road, Germantown.
  • Granby Woods subdivision, Derwood, will begin in late summer/early fall. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Arctic Avenue, from Bel Pre Road to Aspen Hill Road, Rockville, will begin in late August. 
  • Newport Mill Road, from Veirs Mill Road to University Boulevard, Wheaton, will begin in August.
  • Middlebrook Road, from Frederick Road (Maryland Route 355) to Great Seneca Highway (Maryland Route 119), Germantown, will being in August. Work will be conducted at night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.