The Woodmont Avenue road closure project created a pedestrian detour alongside The Seasons apartments, for those trying to reach Crescent Plaza or Leland Street on foot from Bethesda Row.
|View down pedestrian detour towards Bethesda Avenue.|
The only light here is from the camera's flash. Note
bushes where assailants can hide and wait
|Pedestrians emerge from dark walkway here|
on Woodmont Avenue
But when the sun goes down, the pathway is unlit. The prospect is not appealing to those walking alone. There are even shrubs that potential assailants could hide behind in the dark. The situation will get even worse, when construction of The Flats walls in the western side of the path. Essentially, the path will be a dark tunnel.
|Daytime view of pedestrian detour|
|"It made sense at the time, but..."|
|When construction of The Flats begins here,|
the path [running between the fence and
the building] will become a tunnel