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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 4' on-road bike lanes, a 10' 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.
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Phase

Final Design Stage

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$18.25M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$0M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

Design, land acquisition, site utilities and improvements, and construction are expected to be completed beyond six years.
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Cost Change

Cost increases due to inflation in construction materials and increases in the cost of utility relocations.
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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 cost estimate is based on preliminary design and inflation. A more accurate cost estimate will be prepared upon completion of the final design.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project.
Budget Snapshot
$18.25M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$0M 6 Year Total
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Project Details
Project NumberP501733
Date Last Modified12/15/23
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 FY23Est FY24Total 6 YearsFY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28FY 29FY 30Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision388340757200000002904
Land16861000000001685
Site Improvements and Utilities25800000000002580
Construction1010510000000010104
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures18254409572000000017273
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY23Est FY24Total 6 YearsFY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28FY 29FY 30Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bonds18254409572000000017273
Total Funding Sources18254409572000000017273
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 25 Request-2760
Year First AppropriationFY21
Appropriation FY 26 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate16465
Cumulative Appropriation3741
Expenditure / Encumbrances1303
Unencumbered Balance2438