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Description

The County maintains approximately 991 lane-miles of primary and arterial roadways. This project provides for the systematic milling, pavement repair, and bituminous concrete resurfacing of selected primary and arterial roads and revitalization of others. This project provides for a systematic, full-service, and coordinated revitalization of the primary and arterial road infrastructure to ensure viability of the primary transportation network, and enhance safety and ease of use for all users. Mileage of primary/arterial roads has been adjusted to conform with the inventory maintained by the State Highway Administration; this inventory is updated annually.
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Phase

Ongoing

Status

Active
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Budget Snapshot
$83.49M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$39.5M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Justification

Primary and arterial roadways provide transport support for tens of thousands of trips each day. Primary and arterial roads connect diverse origins and destinations that include commercial, retail, industrial, residential, places of worship, recreation, and community facilities. The repair of the County's primary and arterial roadway infrastructure is critical to mobility throughout the County. In addition, the state of disrepair of the primary and arterial roadway system causes travel delays, increased traffic congestion, and compromises the safety and ease of travel along all primary and arterial roads for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Well maintained road surfaces increase safety and assist in the relief of traffic congestion. In FY09, the Department of Transportation instituted a contemporary pavement management system. This system provides for systematic physical condition surveys and subsequent ratings of all primary/arterial pavements as well as calculating the rating health of the primary roadway network as a whole. Physical condition inspections of the pavements will occur on a two-to-three year cycle. The physical condition surveys note the type, level, and extent of primary/arterial pavement deterioration combined with average daily traffic and other usage characteristics. This information is used to calculate specific pavement ratings, types of repair strategies needed, and associated repair costs, as well as the overall Pavement Condition Index (PCI) of the entire primary/arterial network. The system also provides for budget optimization and recommends annual budgets for a systematic approach to maintaining a healthy primary/arterial pavement inventory.
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Other

One aspect of this project will focus on improving pedestrian mobility by creating a safer walking and biking environment, utilizing selected engineering technologies, and ensuring Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. The design and planning stages, as well as final completion of the project will comply with the Department of Transportation (DOT), Maryland State Highway Administration (MSHA), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO), and ADA standards.
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Fiscal Note

$11.7 million is the annual requirement to maintain Countywide Pavement Condition Index of 69 for Primary/Arterial roads. $14.6 million is the annual requirement to reach the goal of 80 Countywide Pavement Condition Index for Primary/Arterial roads. In FY21, funding switch with GO Bonds to allocate $5 million in GO Bond Premium. $1.0 million was accelerated from FY24 to FY22.
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Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project. Expenditures will continue indefinitely.
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Coordination

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Other Utilities, Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland - National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services, Regional Services Centers, Community Associations, Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee, Commission on People with Disabilities.
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Budget Snapshot
$83.49M Total
Expenditures/Funding
$39.5M 6 Year Total
Expenditures/Funding
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Project Details
Project NumberP508527
Date Last Modified05/25/21
Administering AgencyTransportation
CategoryTransportation
SubCategoryHighway Maintenance
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 FY20Rem FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
Planning, Design and Supervision651505935922862101210121012101210120
Land00000000000
Site Improvements and Utilities00000000000
Construction76939433610335784888673857384738573857380
Other3636000000000
Total Expenditures8349043397593395005750775067505750675067500
FUNDING (000s)
Funding SourceTotalThru FY20Rem FY20Total 6 YearsFY 21FY 22FY 23FY 24FY 25FY 26Beyond 6 Years
G.O. Bond Premium50000050005000000000
G.O. Bonds746843959159334500750775067505750675067500
Recordation Tax Premium (MCG)38063806000000000
Total Funding Sources8349043397593395005750775067505750675067500
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE DATA ($000s)
Appropriation FY 21 Request0
Year First AppropriationFY85
Appropriation FY 22 Request7750
Last FY's Cost Estimate83490
Cumulative Appropriation49740
Expenditure / Encumbrances43977
Unencumbered Balance5763