Circuit Routes

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A "circuit route component" road is any given road that connects to another road that connects to another road that connects to the first, forming a triangle, square, or other closed circuit.

Often, a circuit route component road is a component of several circuit routes. In part, this is due to the geography of the area, which has many small streams. In part, this is due to the land-use patterns evolving out of the Planning Commission's "Corridors and Wedges" concept in the Master Plan. Most are also Snow Emergency Routes.

Circuit Routes are how one might go "driving around".

Circuit Routes Through Aspen Hill

Entirely Within Aspen Hill

Arctic Avenue, Bauer Drive, and Russett Road form a circuit route that crosses Sycamore Creek.

Aspen Hill Road, Connecticut Avenue, and Georgia Avenue form a circuit route around Northgate Plaza Shopping Center.

Aspen Hill Road, Parkland Drive, and Veirs Mill Road form a circuit route.

Bauer Drive is part of several circuit routes.

Bel Pre Road, Connecticut Avenue, and Georgia Avenue form a circuit route that crosses one of the eastern tributaries to the Turkey Branch of Rock Creek.

Bel Pre Road, Connecticut Avenue, Hewitt Avenue, and Rippling Brook Drive form a circuit route that crosses one of the eastern tributaries to the Turkey Branch.

Heathfield Road and Parkland Drive are together two legs of several circuit routes.

Partially Within Aspen Hill

Arctic Avenue, Aspen Hill Road, Bauer Drive, Norbeck Road, Old Baltimore Road, Russett Road, Twinbrook Parkway, and Veirs Mill Road form a circuit route which twice crosses Rock Creek. Norbeck Road, Old Baltimore Road, and Veirs Mill Road are the only direct routes from Aspen Hill across Rock Creek into Rockville.