Montgomery County accepting bids for Rayford Road improvement plan

The office of Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack announced a project will widen Rayford Road to four lanes this fall. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
The office of Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack announced a project will widen Rayford Road to four lanes this fall. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

The office of Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack announced a project will widen Rayford Road to four lanes this fall. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced Aug. 4 bids are being sought for an expansion project of Rayford Road east of Grand Parkway, which is anticipated to begin construction later this fall.

According to a press release from Noack's office, the goal of the project is to widen Rayford to four lanes between Waterbend Cove and Birnham Woods Drive. A new concrete


roadway will be constructed on the south side of the existing Rayford lanes from just east of Waterbend Cove to west of the intersection with Birnham Woods Drive to create the two eastbound travel lanes. The existing road will be for the two westbound lanes along the stretch.

The press release also indicates a bridge will be included in the project east of Spring Trails Park Drive, and a traffic signal will be added to the Rayford Road and Birnham Woods intersection.

The project is anticipated to begin later this fall and is estimated to take one year to complete.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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