Watkins Mill Interchange (Exit 12) Getting Closer

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February 20, 2020
MCS Staff

UPDATE: Per a sign on I-270 South, exit 12 will open on or about 6/8/20.

 

Exit 12, Watkins Mill Rd, is getting closer!

The I-270 at Watkins Mill Road Interchange project is an $85 million project for the Maryland State Highway Administration to relieve congestion on one of Montgomery County’s most congested corridors.

Construction plans have included a new interchange on I-270 consisting of 14 structures, including a five span bridge over I-270 and a two span bridge along an off-ramp.

The exit is expected to open by this summer.

Pictured you’ll see the signs they’re preparing to put up very soon, courtesy of Dan McCarthy.

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7 Comments

  1. Brian McGahey on February 20, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    Day late and dollar short as usual. These improvement are abut 30 years late. Will we ever see three lanes to Frederick?

    • Robbie B on February 21, 2020 at 8:14 am

      Never see three lanes. Nobody wants to pay for it. Government doesn’t care.

  2. Pius on February 20, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    This is going to be better than slice bread

  3. Ugh on February 21, 2020 at 5:45 am

    What a waste of money

    • Robbie B on February 21, 2020 at 8:15 am

      Definitely not a waste.

      • clbjr on June 11, 2020 at 6:05 am

        Agreed not a waste of money finally something for North MC

  4. KT on February 21, 2020 at 8:21 am

    Ramp metering is also coming for most of the ramps entering 270 in MoCo in the next year. Hopefully this will improve the traffic flow as expected.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-QFG1pIaO8

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