Maryland just announced that the following Montgomery County projects will be funded under the state’s bikeways program for 2013:
- Clopper Road sidepath closing gaps in Germantown ($100,000)
- River Road sidepath west of Potomac. Grant funding contingent on ROW acquisition by Montgomery County ($100,000)
- Woodglen Drive bike lanes and sidepath in White Flint ($100,000) . From Edson Lane to Nicholson Lane. Sidepath will be a segment of the Bethesda Trolley Trail. The southbound bike lane will be sharrows instead.
The state also identified a Gaithersburg project as a grant recipient, described here by the Gaithersburg planning director:
The Maryland Department of Transportation has approved $16,000 in reimbursable grant funding for the Assessment of the Gaithersburg Bicycle Loop along I-270, which will explore the feasibility of developing a path on the east side of the NIST campus along I-270… The path would link MD 117 to Muddy Branch Rd. and provide alternate routing to avoid crossing a major on-ramp to SB I-270. The City will be responsible for $4,000 in matching funds for this project. This was one of the projects discussed at the Transportation Committee’s update to the M&CC last year.