As you know, due to Western Workaround construction, Executive Blvd. is closed between Marinelli and Old Georgetown. MCDOT just published a new user-friendly detour map that you might find helpful.… Read More
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From MCDOT, the August 9, 2020 update:
As of July 8, 2020, Executive Boulevard between Old Georgetown Road and Grand Park Avenue at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is permanently closed; look for the “DETOUR” signs that are rerouting traffic.
Corman Kokosing Construction Company presently uses the closed section of Executive Boulevard.…Read More
They are helping to pretty-fy the western workaround construction site.… Read More
Thanks to the video talents of John Z. Wetmore, Producer of “Perils For Pedestrians” Television, you can watch the demolition of VOB Nissan, which will facilitate the construction of the Western Workaround. Enjoy every snatch of the bulldozer, each wall ripping from its foundation.
VOB (Part 1 – Service) Car Dealer Demolition
As of July 8, 2020, Executive Boulevard between Old Georgetown Road and Grand Park Avenue at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is permanently closed; look for the “DETOUR” signs that are rerouting traffic. On Monday, July 13, 2020, Corman Kokosing Construction Company began tearing up the old Executive Boulevard roadway in order to facilitate both new storm drain system construction and the start of work on the extension of Banneker Avenue. …Read More
If you want to take one last sentimental drive on Executive Boulevard from Marinelli Road to Old Georgetown Road, today is your last chance to do so. Executive Boulevard closes tomorrow to construct the western workaround.
The western workaround will align Towne Road, Old Georgetown Road, and Executive Blvd. in a traditional four-sided intersection, improving the road grid.…Read More
Below is the MCDOT notification on construction activities anticipated to begin June 15, 2020. The most important news is that Executive Boulevard will be closing around June 29. Yes, this is the third (or fourth?) date given for the closure, but we’re told that this one is going to stick. The second most important news is that nighttime work has been suspended.…Read More
On Monday, June 1, at about 6:30 pm, a 2009 Hyundai Elantra traveling south on Old Georgetown Road and a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado traveling east on Executive Boulevard collided in the intersection. The impact of the collision then caused both vehicles to travel into a construction zone at the southeast corner of the intersection. …Read More
Here’s a quick update on the construction of the Western Workaround.
- Executive Blvd closure end May (delayed by two weeks)
- VOB demo starts in two weeks
- Night work continues under a noise mitigation plan, we are addressing a few complaints from residents at Pike and Rose
- Coordinating installation of temporary signage with FRIT to make them less unsightly
The folks at MCDOT gave Friends of White Flint an update to the Western Workaround project, and we want to pass along the info to you.
The big news as that Executive Boulevard will be closing around mid-May. The closed part will extend from Old Georgetown Road to the Conference Center/M & T Bank.…Read More