Burtonsville Community Revitalization (P760900)

  • Category: Community Development and Housing
  • Sub Category: Community Development
  • Administering Agency: Housing & Community Affairs (AAGE11)
  • Planning Area: Fairland-Beltsville
  • Date Last Modified: 1/6/14
  • Required Adequate Public Facility: No
  • Relocation Impact: None
  • Status: Ongoing

EXPENDITURE SCHEDULE ($000s) 

FUNDING SCHEDULE ($000s)

Description

This project provides for community revitalization in the Burtonsville area with primary focus on the commercial core. Project elements will mitigate the impact of transportation improvement projects to businesses in the Burtonsville commercial area. The objective is to support the existing small businesses and create new opportunities for private investment, as well as, create a "village center" by improving the visual appearance of the area. Project elements include Gateway Signage, pedestrian lighting, streetface elements, acquisition of longterm façade easements and center signage.

Location

Burtonsville, MD

Justification

The project responds to concerns relating to changes in the community resulting from population increases and the road realignment of US Rte 29 and MD Rte 198.

Other

Plans and Studies: M-NCPPC Fairland Master Plan in 1997; Burtonsville Market Study (2007); the Burtonsville Legacy Plan.

Disclosures

A pedestrian impact analysis will be performed during design or is in progress.

Coordination

Department of Transportation, Maryland State Highway Administration, M-NCPPC, Maryland Department of the Environment, Department of Permitting Services