Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor

The Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor (WURC) plan is designed to create a "Downtown Waldorf" area that is a dynamic and vibrant new urban center. The Charles County Commissioners have launched a strategic initiative to connect Charles County and Washington, DC with new light rail transit service to the Branch Avenue Metrorail Station, and redevelop the Old Washington Road corridor of downtown Waldorf as a mixed-use, transit-oriented, walkable, new urban center.

After more than a decade of planning, Phase One engineering for the project is underway. The Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor aims to deliver a high quality of life, new housing choices, efficient transit, and enhanced economic opportunities. Located on approximately 300 acres north of the intersection of Leonardtown Road (MD Business 5) and Old Washington Road (MD 925), between US 301 and the CSX Railroad, the first phase is conceptualized for:

  • 130,000-square-feet of commercial space
  • 50,000-square-foot office building
  • 45,000-square-foot civic and events facility
  • 100-room hotel
  • 500 multifamily dwellings
  • Transit station
  • 1,200 structured parking spaces
  • Parks and open spaces

Public funding includes $30 million dollars for Phase 1 infrastructure improvements along the Old Washington Road corridor through the County’s Capital Improvements Program.

 

Artistic concept of the vision for the future in the WURC
Looking north at the intersection of Leonardtown Road and Old Washington Road.


MULTI-PURPOSE CIVIC CENTER

Part of the vision of the WURC area is the development of a multi-purpose civic center. A study completed by the Maryland Stadium Authority confirms a need and a demand for such a facility to serve regional event and conference audiences. Potential next steps include a refinement of the development program and identification of funding sources.

Download the Market and Economic Analysis for a Proposed New Multi-Purpose Civic Center in Waldorf

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 Waldorf Multi-Purpose Civic Center Analysis  Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor PDF

 

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