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Development Update: Week of Feb. 18, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of February 18, 2019: This week, contractors will begin performing nighttime underground utility improvements and restoration work (paving) along Woodmont Avenue. This work is anticipated to continue through July 2019. During this time, sections of the southbound lane may be closed for utility access, but two-way traffic […]

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Development Update: Week of Feb. 11, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of February 11, 2019: Last Sunday, February 3, leaks were successfully repaired in a WSSC water line adjacent to the Marriott Headquarters construction project, with only a temporary service outage affecting nearby properties. In the coming weeks, contractors will begin performing nighttime underground utility work along Woodmont […]

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Development Update: Feb. 1, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters February 1, 2019: As the community may be aware, leaks have been discovered in a WSSC water line adjacent to the Marriott Headquarters construction project. This leak, which is unrelated to the construction project, is causing water to flow onto the adjacent sidewalk and along the east side […]

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Development Update: Week of Jan. 28, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of January 28, 2019: Excavation and hauling activities were temporarily delayed during recent periods of rainy weather, but are now underway again and will continue for the next several months. Blasting of the bedrock will likely commence in March, and concrete pouring operations will likely commence in […]

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Development Update: Week of Jan. 21, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of January 21, 2019: Excavation and hauling are underway at the development site and will continue for the next several months. Blasting of the bedrock will likely commence in March. Similar to the blasting of the nearby Purple Line station in December, we do not anticipate much […]

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Development Update: Week of Jan. 14, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of January 11, 2019: Excavation and hauling are underway and will continue for the next several months. Dump truck activity has increased considerably in recent weeks, often with more than 200 trips to and from the site per day. A phasing plan has been implemented to ensure […]

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Development Update: Week of Jan. 7, 2019

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of January 7, 2019: With all piles now installed, excavation is underway and will continue for several months. Blasting of the bedrock will commence in the near future and will only be performed during daytime hours. A phasing plan has been developed to ensure the increase of hauling […]

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A Look Back on 2018: A Year of Extraordinary Momentum for Marriott International

In August 2017, Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson wrote a letter to the residents and businesses of downtown Bethesda, Maryland, announcing the company’s intent to relocate its corporate headquarters to the downtown-Bethesda community. “We’ll be joining a vigorous and diverse community whose lively urban setting is exciting for all of us,” Sorenson wrote. […]

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Development Update: Week of Dec. 17, 2018

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of December 17, 2018: The final piles are being installed now and the associated noise will soon cease. Once this process is completed, all large equipment will be removed from the site and heavy excavation equipment will move in. As excavation continues, we anticipate an increase of […]

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Development Update: Week of December 10, 2018

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY Marriott International Headquarters Week of December 10, 2018: Pepco will soon complete the undergrounding of the surrounding overhead power lines, paving the way for the completion of pile installation. We anticipate approximately one more week of pile installation and associated noise. Once this process is completed, the pile rigs will be […]

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