Water Main Replacement Brings Nighttime Lane Closures to Chevy Chase

by Cordell Pugh

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will soon begin the next phase of a water main replacement project in Chevy Chase. Crews have already replaced water mains under portions of Brookeville Road (MD-186) and several residental streets in Chevy Chase Section Three and The Village of Chevy Chase Section 5.

Crews will be working along Connecticut Avenue throughout the rest of December and January. Approximately 800 feet of water main will be replace, underneath Connecticut Avenue between Rosemary and Thornapple Streets (North of Bradley Lane and South of East–West Highway). According to an Upcoming Project Activity Notice published by WSSC, crews will be working overnight, between 9PM and 5AM, to complete the water main replacement underneath Connecticut Avenue.

Once the water main replacement is complete, crews will then restore the roadway pavement, sidewalks, and landscaping. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission operates more than 5,800 miles of water mains crisscrossing underneath Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.


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