FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 27, 2023
Contact: Maryland Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs
David Broughton, 410-865-1029 or Jim Joyner, 410-865-1030
WHAT: Representatives from the Maryland Department of Transportation will meet with Somerset County officials to discuss the agency's Draft FY 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program, which details a $21.2 billion, six-year capital budget investment in the state's transportation network. The meeting is part of the department's tour of 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld and other officials will outline the state's investment plan and discuss Somerset County's transportation priorities.
WHO: Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld
State Highway Administrator William Pines
Motor Vehicle Deputy Administrator Leslie Dews
Maryland Transportation Authority Director of Planning and Program Development Melissa Williams
Maryland Transit Administration Local Transit Support Director Travis Johnston
Maryland Aviation Administration Regional Aviation Director Ashish Solanki
WHEN: 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2023
WHERE: County Office Complex, Commissioners Meeting Room
11916 Somerset Ave., Princess Anne
Listen live on Microsoft Teams: Somerset County Mtg. 10-3-23
WHY: Each fall, the Maryland Department of Transportation presents its draft six-year capital program to Maryland counties and Baltimore City for review and comment. After gathering input from local jurisdictions, the Draft 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program will be finalized later this fall, and the final plan will be submitted to the Legislature in January for consideration during the 2024 General Assembly session. To view the Draft 2024-2029 Consolidated Transportation Program, go to www.ctp.maryland.gov. For a complete list tour dates, times and locations, click here. Follow the Draft 2023 Consolidated Transportation Program tour at @MDOTNews on Twitter and Facebook.