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Scott/Veirs Drive path would connect Carl Henn Millennium Trail to new Pepco Trail
The City of Rockville has received $60,000 from the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments for a feasibility study for a new shared-use path along Scott Drive and Veirs Drive to Glen Mill Road. If built, the path would provide a bike connection between the existing Carl Henn Millennium Trail and the new Pepco Trail being constructed by Exelon and Montgomery County. The 6-mile Pepco Trail will connect the South Germantown Recreational Park with Muddy Branch Stream Valley Park.
Schools and a senior living community are among the properties that would benefit from the new path, which was called for in the Rockville Bikeways Master Plan approved in 2017. The feasibility study will determine the best alignment for the path along the route. Once completed, engineering work can begin on the project.