INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR MD 195 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 IN TAKOMA PARK

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What:  
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) invites interested persons to attend an informational meeting about the roadway and pedestrian safety improvements on MD 195 (Carroll Avenue).  SHA engineers will present design alternatives being developed in Takoma Park, Montgomery County.
 
SHA representatives will provide two possible alternatives for roadway improvements.  Proposed alternatives include features such as widened travel lanes, new bicycle lanes and sidewalks, and upgrades to the signalized intersection at MD 195 and Flower Avenue. The 0.3-mile project extends from the bridge over Sligo Creek Parkway to Garland Avenue.
 
When:
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 
Where:
Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department
7201 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912
 
*Free parking for meeting attendees will be available in the public lot on Carroll Avenue. Several spaces near the meeting room entrance will be reserved in the Fire Department parking lot for persons requiring handicapped accommodations.

Information:  
The informational meeting will acquaint the public with the project and give attendees an opportunity to inform SHA of their project-related concerns. Maps and other displays will be available for review, and SHA representatives will discuss the project and answer questions about construction. No formal presentation will be given. You may arrive at any time during meeting hours and walk through the display area at your own pace. Final concepts should be completed by spring 2016.
 
For more information contact Ms. Sara Gentner, P.E, Project Manager, Maryland State Highway Administration, District 3 Office, 9300 Kenilworth Avenue, Greenbelt, MD 20770, by calling 301-513-7474 or email at sgentner@sha.state.md.us.  For more information on other projects in Montgomery County, visit the SHA Projects page.
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