Earlier this month, the Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) approved the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDOT MDTA) to move forward with Phase 1 of the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Agreement with Accelerate Maryland Partners LLC (AM Partners) for predevelopment work on the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan.
The New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan team was at the Shady Grove Farmer’s Market this week to answer your questions about HOT lanes and discuss the many benefits of replacing the aging American Legion Bridge.
The New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan team had a great time at the Frederick Keys game last night educating Maryland citizens on the benefits of replacing the American Legion Bridge to improve the quality of life for all travelers throughout the region.
MDOT and the MDTA submitted a proposed P3 Agreement for Phase 1: American Legion Bridge to I-270 Relief Plan to the Comptroller, the State Treasurer, the Budget Committees, and the Department of Legislative Services for review prior to seeking approval from the Maryland Board of Public Works.
As part of the American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-370 improvements, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is taking steps to improve travel in the National Capital Region, while taking considerable care to protect the significant historic and environmental resources within the area.
On May 20, 2021, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) announced the opening of the public-comment period as part of the toll rate range setting process for Phase 1 South: American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-370.
On May 12, 2021, MDOT SHA announced Alternative 9: Phase 1 South as the new Recommended Preferred Alternative for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study.
On February 18, 2021, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) announced that Accelerate Maryland Partners, LLC has been selected to lead predevelopment work on Phase 1: The American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan.
After thorough review of currently available information, including the detailed traffic analysis, environmental analysis, financial analysis, and capital costs, and input from the public and resource and regulatory agencies, MDOT SHA recommends that Alternative 9 be identified as the Preferred Alternative (MDOT RPA) in the FEIS for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study (MLS).
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) issued Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Phase Developer for Phase 1 of the I-495 & I-270 P3 Program.