Second, the partners will begin to hold monthly community meetings next month. The first is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00 PM at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, located at 4805 Edgemoor Lane. Again, these meetings are for both residents and business owners.
The team has also received complaints about early-arriving trucks around the construction site each morning, a common problem at construction sites across Bethesda. They will tell truckers to line up in the now-closed curb lane of Wisconsin Avenue (which should delight residents of The Whitney apartments).
A promised effort to work with County and Maryland officials to adjust traffic signals along Wisconsin and Norfolk Avenue to better speed construction-related traffic through, has come to fruition. Marriott officials say the new timing is now in place.
There will be no construction activity on Thanksgiving Day, and team officials say they expect greatly reduced activity at the site through the holiday weekend. However, Pepco will be undergrounding power lines around the site over this coming week, starting Monday.