Cedar Lane will be closed on our about June 16, 2011 at 7:00 PM. The closure
is necessary to allow for demolition and reconstruction of the existing
bridge over Rock Creek on an accelerated schedule. The road is scheduled to
be reopened on or about August 24, 2011. Adverse weather could impact the
start and end dates of the road closure. Any changes to this schedule will
be posted on signs in the work zone. The limits of the road closure are from
Beach Drive to Parkhill Drive. Motorists should follow the posted detour
route. Pedestrians and bicyclists may use a temporary pedestrian bridge to
cross Rock Creek. The temporary pedestrian bridge is located adjacent to the
existing bridge. Please exercise caution when traveling through the work
Here are two additional files that may be of interest to our neighbors. One is a plat of the park showing the topographical lines. The other is the text of the 1990 deed transferring the land from the school system to the Parks Department.
Here is a copy of the Compliance Board’s letter to BOE acknowledging our complaint.
Here is a copy of the original complaint that was filed on June 4, 2011: 2011 06 04 Complaint Filed with Compliance Board
Here is a copy of the BOE’s response to John Robinson’s May 18, 2011 letter.
The original letter is found here: 2011 05 17 Final Board Letter on May 17 meeting_of the Rock Creek Hills Citizens Association
MCPS Division of Construction provided this link. Meeting minutes and powerpoints will be posted 5 business days after each meeting.
If you are interested in learning more about the Montgomery County Public
School’s plans for constructing a new middle school in Rock Creek Hills
Park, and if you would like to participate in the process for planning and
designing this facility, the first public meeting is scheduled for this
Wednesday, June 8, at 7 p.m. According to MCPS, the purpose of this and
subsequent meetings is to develop a preliminary design for the school, as
well as pedestrian and traffic flows to the site.
A copy of the complaint (34-page pdf file) filed by Sam Statland, Vice President of Rock Creek Hills Citizens’ Association, is found below:
The following is the Text of the Appeal to the Maryland State Board of Education. (14 page pdf file)