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Description

This project provides for: 1) installation of guardrail where they are determined to be required; 2) upgrading identified deficient and/or non-compliant end treatments to meet current Maryland State Highway Administration (MSHA) standards; 3) establishment of a 25-year life-cycle replacement program; and 4) replacement of guardrail damaged beyond repair in crashes.
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Phase

Ongoing

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$4.44M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.89M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Cost Change

Cost increase due to the addition of FY27 and FY28 to this ongoing project.
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Justification

Guardrails reduce the severity of run-off-the-road accidents, prevent collisions with fixed objects, and protect embankments. Damaged or missing guardrails and deficient end treatments present a hazard to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians. Guardrails have a finite service life and must be replaced at the end of this service life or when damaged in order to continue to provide safety benefits for all users. The March 2010, Report of the Infrastructure Maintenance Task Force, confirmed this and identified the need for guardrail life-cycle replacement. The existing tapered and buried guardrail end treatments provide a ramp for errant vehicles and do not meet current MSHA standards. A study was completed to identify these substandard or deficient end treatments and to replace them to meet modern crash attenuation standards.
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Disclosures

Expenditures will continue indefinitely.
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Coordination

Federal Highway Administration, Maryland State Highway Administration, and Montgomery County Public Schools.
Budget Snapshot
$4.44M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$1.89M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP508113
Date Last Modified01/07/22
Administering AgencyTransportation
CategoryTransportation
SubCategoryTraffic Improvements
Planning AreaCountywide
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Total Expenditures by Cost Element (000s)
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Total Funding by Source (000s)
EXPENDITURES (000s)
Cost ElementsTotalThru FY21Est FY22Total 6 YearsFY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision888843304747979797979790
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities355120409514162362362362362362360
Construction44000000000
Other00000000000
Total Expenditures4443212842518903153153153153153150
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY21Est FY22Total 6 YearsFY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26FY 27FY 28Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bonds4443212842518903153153153153153150
Total Funding Sources4443212842518903153153153153153150
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 23 Request315
Year First AppropriationFY81
Appropriation FY 24 Request315
Last FY's Cost Estimate3813
Cumulative Appropriation2553
Expenditure / Encumbrances2236
Unencumbered Balance317