Map of construction project districts

In Design

East Elden Street Widening

Improvements from Monroe Street to Fairfax County Parkway in the Town of Herndon

Area Maps

Project Photos
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Construction: 2023

Est Completion Date
2024

Phase
In Design

Cost
$47 million

Lengths and Limits
Monroe St to
Fairfax County Pkwy

Locality
Fairfax

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Hamid Misaghian, P.E.
Location & Design

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

About the Project

This project will widen Elden Street from four to six lanes between Herndon Parkway and Fairfax County Parkway (about a third of a mile) in the Town of Herndon. The purpose of the project (about a mile in total length) is to reduce congestion, improve safety and enhance access to and from Fairfax County Parkway for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. 

Other improvements include:

  • Adding bike lanes from Monroe Street to Herndon Parkway and adding from Herndon Parkway to Fairfax County Parkway cycle tracks, which combine the user experience of a separated path with the on-street infrastructure of a conventional bike lane.
  • Undergrounding overhead utilities between Monroe Street and Fairfax County Parkway.
  • Replacing the culverts over Sugarland Run with a new bridge to provide better stream flow and reduce potential flooding.
  • Landscaping and planted medians where feasible.

Elden Street averages up to 30,000 vehicles a day within the project limits.

Schedule
Design Public Hearing - October 2016
Design Approval - October 2017
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - Summer 2019
Begin Utility Relocation - Fall 2020
Begin Construction - 2023
Final Completion - 2024

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $4.2 million
Right of Way Acquisition & Utility Relocation: $17.4 million
Construction: $25.3 million
Total: $47 million

This project is being financed with federal, state and local funding, including Smart Scale and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funding.

Resources

Design Public Hearing - October 2016 (Ad)

Typical Section Sheets - August 2016
Categorical Exclusion
 - February 2015

Project Numbers
State: U000-235-110, P101, R201, C501, B606
UPC: 50100
Federal: HPD-5401 (455)

Bristol area projects Salem area projects Staunton area projects Lynchburg area projects Culpeper area projects Richmond area projects Northern Virginia projects Fredericksburg area projects Hampton Roads projects
Page last modified: Feb. 7, 2019