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Forest Estates Green Streets

 

As a part of the County's effort to protect our waters, Forest Estates was selected for a Green Streets project to help reduce stormwater pollution that drains into our streams. Green Street projects generally involve installing small-scale stormwater practices within the County's right-of-way to capture water from roadways and sidewalks during storms.

Residents within the Forest Estates project area can also help reduce stormwater pollution by installing a stormwater practices on their property through the County's Targeted RainScapes Neighborhood program.

Various public events will be held through out the project phases for residents to learn about the project and to provide input on the design of the project. 

 

 

 

Image of Forest Estates Project Limits
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Project Schedule and Documents

The project is in its final grading/planting stage as of June 2012. The County installed the LID facilities concurrently with the Department of Transportation's (DOT) roadway maintenance and/or rehabilitation work from late November 2011 to April 2012. 

 

Public Events and Project Schedule

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Initial Public Meeting

March 16, 2011 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sligo Middle School 1401 Dennis Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Landscaping Plan

April 2011

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Concept Design Plan

April 2011

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Field Walk

April 16, 2011 / 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Inwood Avenue Bridge, Inwood Ave & Woodman Ave Forest Glen, MD 20902

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60% Design Plans

September 2011

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90% Design Plans

November 2011

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Community Walk

June 16, 2012 / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Inwood Avenue Bridge, Inwood Ave & Woodman Ave. Forest Glen, MD 20902

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Construction

Spring 2012

*Project schedule is tentative and dates are subject to change.

Document and Design Plans

 
 
 
 
 
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