Agenda Item 4
May 17,2011
Introduction
MEMORANDUM
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County Council
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Glenn Orlin, Deputy Council Staff Director
Introduction:
Bill 15-11, Special Capital Improvements Project - Travilah Road
Bill 15-11, Special Capital Improvements Project - Travilah Road, sponsored by the
Council President at the request of the County Executive, is scheduled to be introduced on May
17, 2011. A public hearing/action is tentatively scheduled for June 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Bill 15-11 would authorize the planning, design and construction of the Travilah Road
project in the North Potomac Policy area.
This packet contains
Bill 15-11
Legislative Request Report
Memo from County Executive
PDF No. 500101
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Bill No.
15-11
Concerning: Special Capital Improvements
Project - Travilah Road
Revised:
Draft No. _1_
Introduced:
May 17, 2011
Expires:
November 17. 2012
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN ACT
to authorize the planning, design and construction of Travilah Road, Project No. 500101, in
the North Potomac Policy area.
By adding to the 2011 Laws of Montgomery County
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Bill No. 15-11
Section 1. The 2011 Laws
of Montgomery
County are amended as follows:
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Montgomery County, Maryland, is authorized to plan, design, acquire land,
and construct Travilah Road No. 500101, in the North Potomac Policy area. This
authorization includes all necessary planning, design, land, site improvements,
construction, and utilities.
Approved:
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Valerie Ervin, President, County Council
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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LEGISLATIVE REQUEST REPORT
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Special Capital Improvements Project
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Travilah Road
DESCRIPTION:
The County Executive requests that capital project No. 500101, Travilah
Road, be authorized as a "Special Capital Improvements Project" pursuant
to Section §302 ofthe County Charter and Section §20-1 ofthe
Montgomery County Code.
Section §302 of the County Charter and Section §20-1 of the County Code
require certain capital improvement projects to be individually authorized
by law ifthe locally-funded cost is projected to exceed $12,732,000 in
FY12 dollars. The estimated locally-funded cost of this project in the
Recommended County Executives FY 12 Capital Budget and FY 11-16
Capital Improvements Program (as amended) is $12,880,000 for planning,
design, land, site improvement and utilities, and construction costs.
This project provides for the design, land acquisition, and construction of a
14,400 section of Travilah Road between Darnestown Road and DufiefMill
Road.
This project has been coordinated with the Maryland-National Capital Park
and Planning Commission, PEPCO, Verizon, Department of Permitting
Services, Washington Gas, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission,
Department of Environmental Protection, Maryland Department of
Environment, U.s. Army Corps of Engineers.
The total estimated cost for this project is $12,989,000. Ofthis, $2, I 03,000
is for planning, design, and supervision; $4,897,000 is for land, $878,000 is
for site improvements and Utilities; $5,099,000 is for construction; and
$12,000 is for other. The estimated locally-funded cost is $12,880,000.
The total funding sources for this project are $89,000 in Contributions,
$5,328,000 of General Obligation Bonds, $20,000 of Intergovernmental,
and $7,552,000 of PAYGO.
The project will improve vehicular safety, roadside drainage efficiency, and
provide bikeway and pedestrian connectivity.
Capital projects are evaluated biennially by the County Executive and
County Council as part of the Capital Improvements Program review.
Not Applicable.
Arthur Holmes, Director, Department of Transportation, and, Sogand
Seirafi, Chief, Department of Transportation Transportation Planning and
Design Section.
Not Applicable.
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Special Capital Improvements Project Legisfation:
Chapman Avenue Extended
Travilah Road
In accordance with Section 302 of the County Charter and Section 20-1 of the
Montgomery County Code, I am forwarding the attached Special Capital Improvements Project
Legislation and Legislative Request Report for the following projects:
Chapman Avenue Extended (No. 500719)
Travilah Road (No. 500101)
This request is necessary because the local cost of the above two projects exceeds the
FY12 Special Capital Improvements Project Legislation threshold of $12,732,000 as set by Executive
Order. The purpose of each project is set forth below.
The Chapman A venue Extended project provides for the extension ofChapman Avenue
from Randolph Road to Old Georgetown Road, is the last link in the Chapman Avenue/Citadel Avenue
Roadway corridor, and is needed to meet traffic and safety demands of existing and future land uses in the
White Flint area.
The Travilah Road project provides for the design, land acquisition, and construction of a
14,400 section of Travilah Road between Darnestown Road and DufiefMill Road; to improve vehicular
safety, roadside drainage efficiency, and provide bikeway and pedestrian connectivity.
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recommend prompt passage of this legislation, so as to advance these projects.
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Travilah Road •• No. 500101
Category
Subcategory
Administering Agency
Planning Area
Transportation
Roads
Transportation
Potomac-Travilah
Date Last Modified
Required Adequate Public Faality
Relocation Impact
Status
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DESCRJPTION
This project provides funds for the design, land acquisition, and construction ofthe 14,400-foot section of Travilah Road between Darnestown Road and Duftef
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Road. The improvements will be constructed in two phases: Phase I: construction of a closed-section roadway from Darnestown Road to Nolan Drive. with
a pavement width that will transition to 24 feet at a poinl400 west of Nolan Drive; widening the pavement to 24 feet between Nolan Drive and Lake Winds Way;
a left-Iurn lane on Travilah Road at the Piney Meetinghouse Road intersection; widening the pavement to 22 feet from Lake Winds Way to Duflef Mill Road; an
S-foot Wide paved bikeway along the northern side ofthe roadway from Damestown Road to Dufief Mill Road; a 4-foot wide grass shoulder and a drainage ditch
along the northern side of the roadway from a poinl 400 feel west of Nolan Drive 10 Dulief Mill Road; vertical alignment revisions at the Mount Prospect Drive
intersection and a location 400 feet west of Weiland Terrace; streetlights along the southern Side of the roadway and lighting along the bikeway; landscaping
along the northern side of the roadway; and a right-tum lane into Piney Meetinghouse Road, Phase 11: construction of miSSing bikeway sections from
Darnestown Road to Piney Meetinghouse Road, Wihich includes; 700 feet along Travilah Road NE from Piney Meetinghouse Road; 500 feet along Travilah
Road from the Darnestown Road intersection; and 900 feet along Damestown Road from Travilah Road to Great Seneca Highway.
CAPACITY
The 1997 and design year 201 0 average daily traffic volumes are 7,400 and 11,000 vehicles, respectively,
ESTIMATED SCHEDULE
Phase I is complete and Phase II design will begin in 2011and construction is expected to start in 2012 and be completed by the faR of 2013.
COST CHANGE
Cost increase in order to complete the miSSing bikeway sections from Darnestown Road to Piney Meeting House Road,
JUSTIFICATION
Travilah Road between Nolan Drive and Duflef Mill Road is an open-sectlon roadway
which
lacks shoulders and adequate roadside drainage; pavement width
varies from 20 to 22 feet, leaving inconsistent roadway cross-sections and isolated segments of sidewalk. Thirty-seven reported traffic accidents occurred on
this section of the road over a 3-year period, and localized roadway flooding occurs during rainstorms. The project will improve vehicular safety, roadside
drainage efficiency, and provide bikeway and pedestrian connectivity.
OTHER
Preliminary design costs were funded from the Facility Planning: Transportation project. Phase II Will
be
constructed in stages as development occurs along
the south side of the roadway, The County will participate with developers in the construction of Phase II improvements during the development of adjacent
subdiviSions.
Special Capital Projects Legislation
will
be proposed by the County EXecutive.
FISCAL NOTE
$852,500 was transferred from the Watkins Mill Road Extended project No, 500724.
APPROPRIATION AND
EXPENDITURE DATA
FV01
FY11
COORDINATION
Maryland-Nallonal Capital Park and Planning
CommisSion
PEPCO
Verizon
Department of Permitting Services
Washington Gas and Light
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Department of Environmental Protection
Maryland Department of the Environment
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
FacUity Planning: Transportation
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Travilah Road -- No. 500101 (continued)
OTHER DISCLOSURES
- A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project.