Lane Closures Planned June 12-16 for Rockville Pike (MD 355) n at NIH, Walter Reed, and Medical Center Metro Station

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June 10, 2017

The Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation plans the following lane closures on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive in Bethesda near NIH, Walter Reed, and the Medical Center Metro Station. Please consider using alternate routes through the area:

  • Weather permitting, ONE SOUTHBOUND LANE will be closed From 9;00 AM TO 3:00 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 12-16.
  • Weather permitting, ONE NORTHBOUND LANE will be closed from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on TUESDAY, JUNE 13.

These planned lane closures are part of the ongoing construction of the Crossing Project at the Medical Center Metro Station, which will construct a shallow pedestrian underpass between NIH and Walter Reed, and deep elevators on the Navy side of MD 355 to the Metrorail mezzanine. Construction of the Crossing Project is anticipated through mid-2021.

The area of Rockville Pike near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH and Walter Reed is a construction zone. Please pay attention to all signs, and drive, walk or bike carefully through the area.