Traffic: List of Upcoming Lane Closures And Planned Construction in Montgomery County

Below is a list of current scheduled construction and lane closures in Montgomery County that could affect your commute.

Per MCDOT:

All work is performed weather permitting. Additional work hours and lane closure times may be necessary to expedite all phases of work and to keep all projects on schedule. Equipment used for construction may be disruptive. Real-time traffic information available at www.chart.maryland.gov or 1-855-466-3511.

Montgomery County
• MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) from north of Gold Mine Road to south of Holiday Drive. MD 97 relocation project. Intermittent off-peak single and multiple off-peak lane closures, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and overnight, Sunday
through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through year-end 2022. (MO746)

• Brighton Dam Road near MD 97 (Georgia Avenue). MD 97 relocation project excavation work. Off-road activity with
intermittent off-peak single lane closures, weekdays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through year-end
2022. (MO746)

• MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) at Jones Bridge Road/Kensington Parkway. Intersection improvement project. Single
off-peak lane closures on MD 185, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and overnight, Sunday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
and single off-peak lane closures on Jones Bridge Road, weekdays. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and overnight, 7 days per week, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through late summer 2023. (MO5935870)

• I-270 (Eisenhower Highway) from Interstate 70 to I-495 (Capital Beltway). Traffic congestion relief construction
project. Intermittent off-peak single and multiple lane closures, weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and single and multiple
overnight lane closures, Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. with intermittent temporary ramp closures with detours up to 24 hours a day through year-end 2022. (MO069)

• I-270 (Eisenhower Highway) northbound and southbound from MD 28 (Montgomery Avenue) to MD 189 (Falls
Road). Traffic congestion relief construction project road widening and paving. Intermittent off-peak single and
multiple lane closures up to 24 hours a day through year-end 2022. (MO069)

• I-270 (Eisenhower Highway) southbound from MD 121 (Clarksburg Road) to MD 119 (Old Hundred Road). I-270
acceleration lane expansion project. Single and multiple off-peak lane closures, weekdays 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and
overnight Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and overnight Friday 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Saturday morning through late

2022 Area Wide Resurfacing Locations
Area wide resurfacing jobs are smaller, mobile roadway maintenance projects. Intermittent/permissible work and lane closure hours for this work are: Single lane closures, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and single and multiple lane closures, overnight, Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Additional work times and lane closures may be needed to complete all projects at all locations. Equipment used for construction may be disruptive. Pedestrians and motorists should travel undistracted through all work zones and be aware of possible changes in pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Montgomery County Locations
• MD 28 (Darnestown Road) from MD 109 (Beallsville Road) to MD 117 (Bucklodge Road)
• MD 28 (Darnestown Road) from MD 118 (Germantown Road) to MD 124 (Quince Orchard Road)
• MD 108 from MD 27 (Ridge Road) to Howard Chapel Drive
• MD 108 (Laytonsville Road) from Howard Chapel Drive to MD 650 (Damascus Road)
• MD 109 (Beallsville Road) from MD 28 (Darnestown Road) to Comus Road
• MD 115 (Muncaster Mill Road) from Snouffer School Road to MD 655D (Norbeck Road)
• MD 118 (Germantown Road) from Richer Farm Road to I-270 (Eisenhower Highway)
• MD 124 (Quince Orchard Road/Montgomery Village Avenue) from MD 28 (Darnestown Road) to MD 355 (North
Frederick Road)
• MD 182 (Layhill Road) from MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) to Longmead Road
• MD 355 (Rockville Pike) from Pooks Hill Road to Jones Bridge Road
• MD 410 (east West Highway) at MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue)
• Southbound I 270 (Eisenhower Highway) from MD 118 (Germantown Road) to north of MD 27 (Father Hurley
Boulevard)
• Outer Loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) from MD 193 (University Boulevard) to MD 97 (Georgia Avenue)
• Outer Loop of I-495 (Capital Beltway) from the Prince George’s County line to MD 193 (University Boulevard)

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17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Now in its 17th year, the Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family-friendly street festival featuring 150+ renowned authors, poets, and literary organizations. Enjoy live music on five stages, special guest speakers, military veteran writers and comedians, poetry readings, cookbook demos, children's program, and much more.

Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

www.dayofthebook.com

Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

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