project provides for
design and construction of a new fire-rescue station at the
county-owned site located at the northwest intersection of Darnestown
and Shady Grove Road and the purchase of associated apparatus. The new
fire/rescue station is necessary in this area due to present and future
population density and development. The site evaluation was based on
the Program of Requirements and took into account the Gaithersburg West
Master Plan, access for fire apparatus, zoning, parking, storm water
management, and other construction requirements.
project is at design
Construction is currently scheduled to start in summer of 2011 and is
anticipated to be completed in winter of 2012. The project has been
submitted for Mandatory Referral process and approval to Maryland-
National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) on May 28, 2010.