Metropolitan Branch Trail Phase 2A

This project includes the extension and construction of an asphalt shared use path along with concrete sidewalks, curb and gutter, ramps, and a stairwell. There will be full depth roadway construction along with the resurfacing of the existing pavement. The project also includes grading, drainage, and installation of storm drainage structures. A new two span through girder bridge with a micropile pier approximately 200 feet long will be constructed over US 29 (Georgia Avenue). There will be extensive, mutli-stage maintenance of traffic within this corridor along with the implementation of signing, lighting and luminaires, landscaping and fencing.

Work to commence on Metropolitan Branch Trail project starting March 13, 2024.  There will be a lane closure southbound on Georgia Avenue in the outer lane with intermittent lane closures between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. 

Over the next several weeks, the following operations will take place on Georgia Avenue with the existing pedestrian bridge.

Over the upcoming two weeks, the following operations will be ongoing.:

  • Curing of Abutment A concrete will continue
  • Concrete Forms to be removed when curing complete 
  • Electrical conduits and hand boxes are being installed

Over the past two weeks ending 6/3/2024:

  • Roughening and rebar placement were completed in Abutment A
  • Abutment A concrete has been poured and is currently curing
  • Pouring concrete for wall;
  • Installation of electrical conduits, hand boxes, and splice boxes for street lighting
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Contact Us

Montgomery County Department of Transportation
Division of Transportation Engineering
100 Edison Park Drive, 4th Floor
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Michelle Haley - Area Engineer 
Phone: 240-278-2292

Tom Kidwell - Construction Representative
Phone: 240-876-7978

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