December 4, 2023

Osprey Crash Wreckage Turned Over to US Military


Japanese authorities have turned over pieces of the wreckage of the CV-22 Osprey that crashed last week to the US military. Japan also has suspended flights by its Osprey aircraft after the VTOL based near Tokyo crashed during a training mission.

New FDR Blvd. Roundabout Construction Begins


The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works alerts motorists that beginning April 3, 2023, travel lanes in each direction of Buck Hewitt Road at the FDR Boulevard intersection in Lexington Park will be diverted to allow for construction of a new roundabout intersection.

Expect Signal Outage at FDR Blvd. Intersection Nov. 17


Motorists should expect traffic pattern changes at the Chancellor’s Run Road/FDR Boulevard intersection between 9am and 3pm on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

FDR Boulevard Project Moving Ahead


The commissioners of St. Mary’s County and St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will increase efficiency and enhance collaborative efforts between MetCom construction work and Department of Public Works and Transportation’s roadway construction for the FDR Boulevard Project Phase 3.

County to Cut the Ribbon on FDR


The ribbon is about to be cut on a new section of FDR Boulevard. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at 1 pm, the St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a section of FDR Boulevard.

DoD Wants More F-35s in the Air


It’s a tall order from DefSec Jim Mattis, but the US needs more F-35s in the air. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, says they’ll get it done.

A Short Video Re-cap of Building FDR Boulevard

It took more than five decades to get the final 1,000 feet of FDR Boulevard extended across Great Mills Road. It took Great Mills Trading Post five months to build the road.

A Block of FDR Opens New Space in an Old Town

FDR Boulevard Plan

This is the stuff of genuine community renewal. It doesn’t happen very often.