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Montgomery County Base Realignment
And Closure (BRAC) Projects

Medical Center Metro Crossing Project


  • Montgomery County Department of Transportation

Coordinating agencies:

  • Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration
  • United States Navy
  • Department of Defense, Defense Access Road Program
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
  • National Capital Planning Commission
  • Maryland Historic Trust


  • Montgomery County Department of Transportation funded an Environmental Assessment
  • The project is fully funded at $68.174 million for design and construction from two funding sources:  $28.174 million in Defense Access Road Program funds from the Department of Defense, and by a $40 million grant from the DoD Office of Economic Adjustment for transportation projects at BRAC-impacted military medical facilities.

Scope of Work:

  • Construct a pedestrian underpass between the Medical Center Metro station and the National Naval Medical Center
  • Construct deep elevators to the Metro platform near the Navy gate at South Wood Drive
  • Develop at-grade Transportation Systems Management and Transportation Demand Management elements to promote pedestrian safety and improve traffic operations.

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