Virtual Hearing on the Proposed Abandonment of Right-of-Way on Kensington Boulevard in Wheaton to be Held on Thursday, Aug. 25

by Patrick Herron

On Thursday, Aug. 25 starting at 1 p.m., the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will hold a virtual public hearing on the proposed abandonment of a portion of the public right-of-way on Kensington Boulevard from East Avenue towards Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton. This hearing was postponed from Tuesday, Feb. 22. The public will have an opportunity to provide written or oral testimony.

The applicant, managing member of Banc Realty, LLC, Dr. Bahram Nasehi, is seeking the abandonment of the public right of way to support the redevelopment of the surrounding area and prevent cut-through traffic from Veirs Mill Road through the 11300 Veirs Mill Road property parking lot. The right of way is approximately 70-feet wide, and 100-feet long from East Avenue to the petitioner’s property parking lot where the right of way dead ends.

Online registration is required by 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19 to attend. On the morning of the hearing, an electronic invitation to participate in this hearing will be emailed to you. Testimony and information provided will become a matter of public record. Those who previously registered to attend the hearing are not required to re-register.

Written testimony or questions may be submitted to:

MCDOT – Division of Transportation Engineering
Tiara McCray, Property Acquisition Section
100 Edison Park Drive, 4th Floor
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

Phone: 240-720-7862

Written testimony carries the same weight as oral testimony. Interpreter services will be provided upon request with five business days advance notice by contacting Tiara McCray.

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Release ID: 22-093
Media Contact: Emily DeTitta 240-372-2282


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