A Virtual Public Hearing on the Proposed Sidewalk on Marvin, Edgewood and Ladson Road in Silver Spring to be Held on Tuesday, April 23

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has scheduled a public hearing to address the proposed construction of sidewalks near Forest Knolls Elementary School in Silver Spring.

Per the news release: On Tuesday, April 23 at 7 p.m., the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold a virtual public hearing to discuss the proposed construction of sidewalks, providing a safe walkway to Forest Knolls Elementary School, on:

At the virtual hearing, MCDOT will present the project details, costs and schedule and obtain public testimony. If advanced, the completed project will enhance safety for pedestrians, including those with disabilities, as they travel to and from the nearby elementary school. Public input is encouraged and will influence the orientation and location of the sidewalk. The sidewalk project was initiated by MCDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program.

Online registration is required to attend. On the morning of the meeting, an electronic invitation will be sent to those who registered.

Prior to the virtual meeting, the public is encouraged to review the proposal files on the project website.

Written testimony or questions may be submitted to MCDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program by email to [email protected]. Written testimony carries the same weight as oral testimony. All information provided including questions and testimony will become a matter of public record.

Interpreter services will be provided upon request with five business days advance notice by contacting Nima Upadhyay by email at [email protected] or by calling 240-220-8299.

Learn more about MCDOT’s engineering and construction projects by visiting the website here.

For more information on MCDOT programs and services visit montgomerycountymd.gov/mcdot, follow @MCDOTNow on XFacebook and Instagram and subscribe to MCDOT’s “Go Montgomery!” newsletter.

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