Traffic and Safety Committee

The Bradmoor Neighborhood Association’s Traffic and Safety Committee is co-chaired by  Kathleen Stetson and Margery Shanoff.  We encourage you to participate and help create a collaborative, informed process. If a number of us do a little, it will be a stronger team effort.

Approval of Bradmoor Drive/Roosevelt Street Traffic Circle.  The BNA membership present at the March 20th meeting voted, by voice vote, to approve the installation of a  at the intersection of Bradmoor Drive and Roosevelt Street by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT).  On April 12, 2017, MCDOT provided the BNA Traffic and Safety Committee with revised plans for the traffic circle.  MCDOT expects to begin construction of traffic circle during the summer of 2017.

8700 Bradmoor Drive Block Traffic Calming Measures.  The BNA Traffic and Safety Committee has formed a new subcommittee to consider proposed traffic calming measures to the 8700 block of Bradmoor Drive (between Folkstone and Madison).  The 8700 block subcommittee consists of the standing BNA Traffic and Safety Committee membership and is open to all residents of the 8700 block.  To date, five 8700 block households have agreed to participate on the subcommittee.

The above link is to an aerial photograph annotated by drawings of the prospective traffic calming measures.  MCDOT prepared the annotated aerial photograph.  Given discussions at the BNA’s March 20th annual meeting and ongoing discussions between members of BNA Traffic and Safety Committee, a scaled down version of the measures shown on the aerial photograph is the present preferred alternative. 

Ewing Drive Traffic Study Request.  BNA President Andrew Pessin, by email dated April 5, 2017, requested that MCDOT conduct a traffic study of the segment of Ewing Drive between Bradley Boulevard and McKinley Street.  Ewing Drive is a major “cut-through” route for traffic moving between the major east-west arterial routes of Bradley Boulevard and Greentree Road (Bradmoor Drive is the other major “cut-through” route in Bradmoor).  In addition to the volume, many vehicles appear to travel at speeds above the posted speed limit.  If MCDOT approves the traffic study, and if the results of the study show heavy traffic volume and/or speeding, then traffic calming measures may be warranted.  Please see related Roosevelt Street-Ewing Drive intersection item below.

Roosevelt Street-Ewing Drive Intersection.  MCDOT has prepared two conceptual drawings (drawing 1 and drawing 2) to narrow the Roosevelt Street and Ewing Drive intersection in order to improve safety.  The two drawings can be found here [add links].

 

This page last updated on September 4th, 2017.

 

 

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