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Sidewalk Design and Construction

About Sidewalk Design and Construction

City Council established a process for requesting new sidewalks. The policy was established in 2012 and revised in 2015. The Council resolution can be found at this link: Resolution-2015-32

City Council requires that new sidewalk requests be approved by a majority of residents in a neighborhood in order for the City to begin design; neighbors must also approve designs prior to construction. Council sets the funding level for sidewalk construction  annually and projects are placed in a queue for design and construction.

Current Project Status

New Sidewalk Requests – Status

LocationStatusDesign DocumentsAdditional Documents
Glenside DriveIn construction, ongoing stormwater designConcept Roll Plan 1

Concept Roll Plan 2

Stormwater Plans UPDATED 11/25/19 – Glenside Ave
Kansas Lane (from Allegheny to Cockerille)Received petition to make it a one way street. Public hearing to be scheduled.
Lincoln Avenue (400 & 500 block)Construction Kickoff meeting September 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Community Center. Project to start 10/1/2018PlanStormwater Plans – Jackson Ave to Larch Ave
Gude AvenueCommunity Meeting, March 28 at 7:30 pm at Public WorksOption 1Option 2
Maple Avenue (7900 block)Design development expected in FY 2018.

Table: Status of new sidewalk requests. Table maintained by the Public Works Department. (


Project Lead & Contact Info

Ian Chamberlain
Construction Manager
Phone: 301-891-7611

Sidewalk Design and Construction

Project Info & Timeline

  • Target completion date: Ongoing
  • Takoma Park’s role in project: Lead
  • Departments involved: Public Works

Budget & Funding Source

Budget: FY19 $800,000 (To include new sidewalk and traffic calming)
Funding Source: General Fund

Links & Notes


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