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Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan

Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan

Approved & Adopted 1996

Also see the Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan, Clarksburg Master Plan & Hyattstown Special Study Area, Boyds Master Plan & Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan Amendment Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 (2004).

Table of Contents
Plan Summary
Purpose of the Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan
Background
Traffic carrying roads
Rustic Roads
Roadway Classification
Implementation/Next steps
Appendices
List of Figures
List of Tables

Table of Contents (pdf, 629KB)
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Plan Summary (pdf, 49KB)
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Purpose of the Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan (pdf, 453KB)
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Background (pdf, 699KB)
Description of the Study Area
Boundaries
Land Use
Profile
Changing Conditions
Maryland Planning Act and the General Plan
Summary of Affected Master Plans
Regional and Interjurisdictional Context-Areas Adjacent to the Master Plan Study Area
Corridor City of Germantown
Corridor Town of Clarksburg
Town of Poolesville
Town of Barnesville
Town of Laytonsville
Frederick County
Howard County
Virginia
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Traffic carrying roads (pdf, 1.7MB)
1980 Functional Master Plan for the Preservation of Agricultural and Rural Open Space
Current Conditions
History of Roadway Improvements
Traffic
Future Conditions
Roadway Users
Recommendations
Bikeways
Roadway Character
Bridges
Roadway Network
Road Alignments
Access to Future Residences
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Rustic Roads (pdf, 12.73MB)
Introduction
Changing Character
Edge of Habitat of Rustic Roads
Criteria Check
Rustic Roads Criteria Check
Exceptional Rustic Roads Criteria Check
Additional Criteria
Evaluations
Discussion of Roads
Interim Rustic Roads Sunset Date and List
Elimination of the Sunset Date
Additions to the Interim Rustic Roads List
Description of Roads Recommended to be Rustic or Exceptional Rustic
Barnesville Road
Beallsville Road (MD 109)
Big Woods Road
Black Rock Road
Brookeville Road
Budd Road
Burdette Lane
Burnt Hill Road
Cattail Road
Club Hollow Road
Comus Road
Davis Mill Road
Edwards Ferry Road
Elmer School Road
Elton Farm Road
Gregg Road
Haines Road
Hawkes Road
Hipsley Mill Road
Howard Chapel Road
Hoyles Mill Road
Highes Road
Hunting Quarter Road
Hyattstown Mill Road/Prescott Road
Jerusalem Road
Jonesville Road
Kingsley Road
Kingstead Road
Martinsburg Road
Montevideo Road
Moore Road
Mount Ephraim Road
Mount Nebo Road
Mouth of Monocacy Road
Moxley Road
Old Bucklodge Lane
Old Hundred Road (see Beallsville Road)
Old River Road
Peach Tree Road
Pennyfield Lock Road
Prescott Road (see Hyattstown Mill Road)
Prices Distillery Road
Riggs Road
Rileys Lock Road
River Road (Edwards Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road)
River Road (West Willard Road to Mt. Nebo Road)
Rocky Road
Schaeffer Road
Stringtown Road
Sugarland Lane
Sugarland Road
Swains Lock Road
Sycamore Landing Road
Trundle Road
Tschiffely Mill Road
Violettes Lock Road
Wasche Road
West Harris Road
West Hunter Road
West Offutt Road
West Old Baltimore Road
West Willard Road
Westerley Road
White Ground Road
Whites Ferry Road
Whites Store Road
Wildcat Road
Zion Road
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Roadway Classification (pdf, 141KB)
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Implementation/Next steps (pdf, 143KB)
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Appendices
Appendix A (pdf, 679KB) – Legislation Establishing Rustic Roads Program and Subdivision Regulation Concerning the Rustic Roads Program
Appendix B (pdf, 80KB) – County Council Interim List of Rustic Roads within the Rustic Roads Master Plan Study Area
Appendix C (pdf, 28KB) – Suggested Design Features
Appendix D (pdf, 21KB) – Discussion of Roads Reviewed but not Recommended as Rustic Roads
Appendix E (pdf, 736KB) – County Council Resolution No. 13-707
Appendix F (pdf, 106KB) – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Resolution #96-24
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List of Figures
Regional Location Map
Interim Rustic Roads – map 1
Interim Rustic Roads – map 2
Land Use
1980 Highway Recommendations – map 1
1980 Highway Recommendations – map 2
Roads Which Are Used as Commuter Routes – map 1
Roads Which Are Used as Commuter Routes – map 2
Bicycle Tour Routes
Bicycle Tour Routes
Traffic Carrying Roads – map 1
Traffic Carrying Roads – map 2
Realignment of Whites Ferry Road
Roads Studied as Potential Rustic Roads – map 1
Roads Studied as Potential Rustic Roads – map 2
Recommended Rustic Roads – map 1
Recommended Rustic Roads – map 2
Barnesville Road
Beallsville Road (MD 109)
Old Hundred Road (MD 109)
Big Woods RoadBig Woods Road
Black Rock Road
Brookeville Road
Budd Road
Burdette Lane
Burnt Hill Road
Cattail Road
Club Hollow Road
Comus Road
Davis Mill Road
Edwards Ferry Road
Elmer School Road
Elton Farm Road
Gregg Road
Haines Road
Hawkes Road
Hipsley Mill Road
Howard Chapel Road
Hoyles Mill Road
Highes Road
Hunting Quarter Road
Hyattstown Mill Road/Prescott Road
Jerusalem Road
Jonesville Road
Kingsley Road
Kingstead Road
Martinsburg Road
Montevideo Road
Moore Road
Mount Ephraim Road
Mount Nebo Road
Mouth of Monocacy Road
Moxley Road
Old Bucklodge Lane
Old Hundred Road (see Beallsville Road)
Old River Road
Peach Tree Road
Pennyfield Lock Road
Prescott Road (see Hyattstown Mill Road)
Prices Distillery Road
Riggs Road
Rileys Lock Road
River Road (Edwards Ferry Road to Whites Ferry Road)
River Road (West Willard Road to Mt. Nebo Road)
Rocky Road
Schaeffer Road
Stringtown Road
Sugarland Lane
Sugarland Road
Swains Lock Road
Sycamore Landing Road
Trundle Road
Tschiffely Mill Road
Violettes Lock Road
Wasche Road
West Harris Road
West Hunter Road
West Offutt Road
West Old Baltimore Road
West Willard Road
Westerley Road
White Ground Road
Whites Ferry Road
Whites Store Road
Wildcat Road
Zion Road
Suggested Design Features
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List of Tables
Additional Roads Studied as Potential Rustic Roads
Summary of Criteria Evaluation of Roads Considered for Designation as Rustic Roads
Roads Reviewed But Not Recommended as Rustic Roads
Roadway Classifications
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NOTE: Please be aware that the page numbering shown on each page does not apply to this media. The numbers shown at the bottom of each page do not correspond to the printed version of the Master Plan. The complete document is represented by the index below.

Last Updated: November 23, 2016