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Description

This project provides for completing final design and construction for the master planned dual bikeway along Bradley Boulevard (MD 191) which includes two 11' traffic lanes, two 5' on-road bike lanes, an 8' off-road shared use path on the north side of the road, and a 5' sidewalk on the south side of the road. The project limits extend approximately one mile from about 450' south of Wilson Lane to Glenbrook Road. The project will coordinate with a separate MCDOT intersection improvement project to connect the existing sidewalk on Bradley Boulevard east of Goldsboro Road and an existing sidewalk on Wilson Lane to improve pedestrian safety and provide access to transit stops and the Bethesda Central Business District. The project also includes two additional un-signalized crosswalks across Bradley Boulevard at Durbin Road and Pembroke Road, drainage improvements, and pedestrian lighting. This project also includes the land acquisitions and utility relocations that support the roadway improvements. The project is broken down into phases. Phase I includes everything except for the shared-use path, which is assumed in Phase II.
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Phase

Final Design Stage

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$16.46M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$9.85M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

Phase I: Final design to start in FY21 and finish in FY22. Land acquisition to begin in FY23. Construction is scheduled to be completed in FY26. Phase II: to begin after FY26. Schedule delays are due to fiscal constraints.
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Justification

The Montgomery County Bikeway Master Plan, adopted in November 2018, recommends a north-side sidepath and conventional bike lanes in this segment of Bradley Boulevard. The service area is predominantly residential with several schools (Landon, Whitman HS, and Pyle MS) that could potentially generate bike-trips. Bethesda Row and other shopping centers are located a half mile to the east. There are 17 Montgomery County Ride-On bus stops (8 westbound and 9 eastbound) within the project area. This project will comply with area master plans, improve bicycle and pedestrian facilities, encourage bicycle usage, and improve safety for all users. It will improve access to major destinations in and beyond the project area and ultimately connect to other sidewalk and bicycle facilities.
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Other

The project will help the County achieve its Vision Zero goals to reduce deaths and serious injuries on County roadways to zero by 2030.
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Fiscal Note

The project can be built in phases to better absorb cost and fiscal constraints. The cost estimate is based on preliminary design only. A more accurate cost estimate will be prepared upon completion of final design.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project.
Budget Snapshot
$16.46M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$9.85M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP501733
Date Last Modified12/23/20
Administering AgencyTransportation
CategoryTransportation
SubCategoryPedestrian Facilities/Bikeways
Planning AreaBethesda-Chevy Chase and Vicinity
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Total Expenditures by Cost Element (000s)
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Total Funding by Source (000s)
EXPENDITURES (000s)
Cost ElementsTotalThru FY20Rem FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision30380020806336915548698958
Land240700240700200250195700
Site Improvements and Utilities2160002160000019402200
Construction88600032020000032025658
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures16465009849633691205255394541206616
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY20Rem FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bonds16465009849633691205255394541206616
Total Funding Sources16465009849633691205255394541206616
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 21 Request1324
Year First AppropriationFY21
Appropriation FY 22 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate16465
Cumulative Appropriation1324
Expenditure / Encumbrances0
Unencumbered Balance1324