In Design: Boundary Channel Drive at I-395 Interchange in Arlington County

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This project will upgrade the Boundary Channel Drive at I-395 interchange. Improvements include:

  • Installing roundabouts on Boundary Channel Drive just west and east of I-395
  • Reconfiguring the ramps between I-395 and Boundary Channel
  • Constructing a 10-foot-wide sidewalk along eastbound Boundary Channel and a shared-use path along westbound Boundary Channel 
  • Adding crosswalks along Boundary Channel

This project will also build a shared-use path linking the Mount Vernon Trail to Long Bridge Park.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $600,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $350,000
Construction - $19.4 million
Total -$20.4 million

This project is financed with federal, state (including Revenue Sharing), Arlington County and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funding.


This project aims to improve safety and operations and enhance accessibility and connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Design Public Hearing - Fall 2020
Begin Design-Build Procurement - Winter 2020/21


Contact Info:

Christopher Barksdale, P.E.
Location & Design

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Major funding source: Arlington County

Phase: In Design

UPC: 116394

State ID: 6587-000-R89, P101

Federal ID: NHPP-5B01 (120)

Lat/Long: 38.870075, -77.046587

Locality: Arlington

Page last modified: April 29, 2020