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Utility Work

About Utility Work

Takoma Park was incorporated in 1890, utilities have been present in our fabric since its inception. Critical utility infrastructure is a major part of every urban environment. Our energy, communications, transit,  clean and dirty water are all maintained by these networks. Most of the nations critical utilities are aging and Takoma Park is no exception, many federal requirements are spurring and/or funding updates to the system on a grand scale.

Our utility companies include (not limited to) the following list;              

Utility & Link Service Phone Number
Comcast/Xfinity Internet and Cable 800-934-6489
Pepco Energy 202-833-7500
Verizon Phone and Internet 800-837-4966
Washington Gas Energy 703-750-1400
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Water and Sewer 301-206-4002
RCN DC Metro Internet and Cable 800-746-4726
City Of Takoma Park Stormwater 301-891-7611
MD SHA Dist 3, Fairland Shop Roadways and Sidewalks 888-252-9580

This web page exists to provide basic information about major utility construction projects within the city limits. Each utility should notice affected address before they start construction.

City Contact Info

Ian Chamberlain
Construction Manager
Phone: 301-891-7611
Email: IanC@takomaparkmd.gov

Project Info & Timeline

See table below

Budget & Funding Source

Budget: Varies
Funding Source: Individual utilities

Links & Notes


Current Project Status

Utility Work

LocationContractorUtilityProjected Completion DateProject ContactNotes
Philadelphia and Carroll Ave. pedestrian signal workTraffic Systems INCMaryland State Highway Administration District 3End of 2017James Roberts
Phone: ???-???-????
Email: JRoberts2@sha.state.md.us
Philadelphia Ave. water main locationWR Sewage & Excavation INC.Washington Suburban Sanitary CommissionDecember 2018Curtis Pinder
Phone: 301-206-7339
Email: Curtis.Pinder@wsscwater.com
WSSC Construction Presentation 2-6-18

Community Meeting Minutes 2-6-18

Two week look ahead 11/11/18
Flower Ave and Long Branch Sligo Neighborhood NPL Construction CompanyWashington Gas and LightExpected completion summer 2019Rick Ayoub
Phone: 202-624-6405
Email: RAyoub@washgas.com
Washington Gas Line Construction Presentation(2/14/2018)
Underground transmission line Takoma substation to Sligo substationPEPCO's site coordinated subcontractorsPEPCOExpected December 2022 (heavy construction likely complete 2020)Tami Watkins
Phone: 855-888-9343
Email: TakomaSligo@pepco.com
Takoma-to-Sligo-Underground-Line PEPCO SITE

Community Presentation 10/09/19

Project Fact Sheet 04/19

Community Look Ahead 11/10/19

Bike Trail Detour Map 09/15/19
Capitol Grid Project, @ Eastern Avenue in Takoma ParkPEPCO's site coordinated subcontractorsPEPCOTBDTami Watkins
Phone: ?
Email: CapitalGrid@Pepco.com
Capitol Grid Project PEPCO SITE
Eastern Avenue Water and Sewer Main replacement Phase 1Sagres ConstructionWSSCJanuary 2020Arun Patel
Phone: 240-508-3374
Email: Arun.Patel@wsscwater.com
WSSC Eastern Water and Sewer replacement Phase 1
Table: Large scale construction projects within city limits