A Permanent, Safer Crossing for the Capital Crescent Trail
here. Take a look and weigh in on what you like. You can read WABA’s comment letter here. After Ned Gaylin was struck and killed while crossing the Capital Crescent Trail at Little Falls Parkway in October 2016, Montgomery Parks moved swiftly to make the intersection safer. In January 2017, Montgomery Parks reduced the speed limit from 35mph to 25mph between Hillandale Road and Fairfax Road, in addition to removing a lane of traffic in both directions. Signage, flex posts and lane striping were also added. These changes effectively made the street safe and were greatly appreciated, but they were only temporary. Now, Montgomery Parks is considering a permanent fix to the trail crossing. Join us on Wednesday, June 13th at 7pm for the first public meeting to discuss this trail crossing, concept drawings, and project alternatives. Community Meeting #1 When: Wednesday, June 13th at 7pm Where: Somerset Elementary School (in the All-Purpose Room/Cafeteria) 5811 Warwick Place Chevy Chase, MD 20815 We are grateful that Montgomery Parks and county leaders are taking the right steps to improve this trail crossing by prioritizing safety over speed.August Update: Montgomery Parks have posted all materials presented at their June meeting
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