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Description

This project provides for planning and preliminary engineering of access improvements to the White Flint Metro Station. Access is currently limited to the southern end of the platform. Metro has conducted a feasibility study of providing additional access at the northern end of the platform, including potential pedestrian underpass connections of MD 355 (Rockville Pike). Construction of northern access to the station will reduce walk times to the Metro Platform. If included, the pedestrian underpasses will reduce conflicts with motor vehicle traffic at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and MD 355.
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Phase

Preliminary Design Stage

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$11.6M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$11.25M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Location

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Estimated Schedule

Design to start in FY23 and construction to start in FY25. The schedule is adjusted due to fiscal capacity and to explore a partnership with a private partner as part of the redevelopment.
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Justification

This project is needed to improve the mobility, and safety for all facility users within the project area by reducing walking distances and times to the Metro station platforms. The project may also reduce existing conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles. Currently, transit users, pedestrians, and bicyclists cross MD 355 Rockville Pike) and Old Georgetown Road to access the Metro Station. If the underpasses are included, this project reduces the need for at-grade pedestrian crossings. Traffic volumes and speeds on MD 355 can be high and pedestrians must cross over seven lanes of traffic.
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Fiscal Note

Total cost is expected to be approximately $34.8 million. The remaining funds will be solicited from WMATA.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis will be performed during design or is in progress.
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Coordination

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Maryland State Highway Administration, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Budget Snapshot
$11.6M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$11.25M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP501914
Date Last Modified12/23/20
Administering AgencyTransportation
CategoryTransportation
SubCategoryMass Transit (MCG)
Planning AreaNorth Bethesda-Garrett Park
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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 Supervision174000174000870870000
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities00000000000
Construction9860009512000042925220348
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures1160000112520087087042925220348
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY20Rem FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bonds1160000112520087087042925220348
Total Funding Sources1160000112520087087042925220348
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 21 Request0
Year First Appropriation
Appropriation FY 22 Request0
Last FY's Cost Estimate11600
Cumulative Appropriation0
Expenditure / Encumbrances0
Unencumbered Balance0