The Rockville City Police Department has released a traffic statement letting residents know to prepare for an event which could cause possibly widespread traffic delays/backups during the evening rush hour in the area of Mannakee St. & Rt. 355 today (10/26/21) between the hours of 4-7pm.
Per Rockville Police: “Motorists should seek alternate routes to avoid potential traffic jams.”
The event referred to is the “MCEA Informational Car Picket & Rally at MCPS Headquarters,” which is scheduled to take place around 4pm at MCPS headquarters (850 Hungerford Drive).
The car picket and rally is to “stop the exploitation of staff” and has been described as a collective action to demand that the MCPS Board of Education address outstanding educator concerns around workload.