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Travelling from Columbia (MD-108) to Germantown

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Travelling from Columbia (MD-108) to Germantown

I am planning to rent a place in Columbia as that would be closer to my fiance's work place but I'll have to commute from Columbia to Germantown for work.

I did some research and found out that my best bet would be to take Clarksville Pike (MD-108) - Georgia ave and then MD-200 to get to Germantown.

However I am not sure about the traffic on MD-108 during office hours. Would appreciate if someone can share their experience or point out if I can make any modification to this route.

Edited: 2:02 pm, September 06, 2011
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1. Re: Travelling from Columbia (MD-108) to Germantown

There is no easy way if you are commuting during rush hour and Route 200 is a toll road. You could probably find some combination of back roads that would avoid a lot of traffic but there is no straight shot and anyway you take would be pushing an hour, easily double that with traffic.

My suggestion would be to look for a place somewhere in between, like Olney.

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2. Re: Travelling from Columbia (MD-108) to Germantown

Thanks for the input ! I'm fine with the toll but concerned about the traffic on MD-108 which is a single lane road for the most part. I am not sure how crowded it is so that's why was wondering if someone takes that route on a regular basis.

I actually tried looking for apartments in Onley, Clarksville, Sandy Springs and neighboring areas but couldn't find any good apartments there.

Thanks again for replying !

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