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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Sidewalk closes at 7900 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda (Photos)
Let's hope that The JBG Companies will limit this sidewalk closure to the actual demolition of the front of 7900 Wisconsin Avenue (unlike the expansive, open-ended closure down the street at the Apex Building), because pedestrians are already entering the roadway at this location now.
Pedestrians are entering the roadway to get around the total sidewalk closure
Although police have been seen intercepting jaywalkers at the Apex closure, they are not there around the clock, and the danger remains. With major projects ahead on Wisconsin like the Marriott headquarters and the Toll Brothers' 8008 Wisconsin condos, the chance for significant casualties is high if elected officials don't demand covered sidewalks remain open.