Fairfax County Parkway Widening
|Route 29 to Route 123|
Note: Public information meetings were held Sept. 25, Sept. 27 and Oct. 3.
About the Project
This project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety by widening the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286) from four to six lanes between Route 29 (Lee Highway) and Route 123 (Ox Road).
The project also includes building an interchange that will consolidate Popes Head Road and the future Shirley Gate Road extension, improvements to the existing trail in the Fairfax County Parkway right of way and building a new shared-use path to make the trail continuous within the project limits.
The project will be implemented as part of a phased approach based on funding availability:
- Phase 1: Popes Head Road and Shirley Gate Road interchange
- Phase 2: Fairfax County Parkway widening
Schedule and Cost
First Public Information Meeting: December 2017
Follow-Up Public Information Meetings - Sept. 25 & 27, Oct. 3, 2018
Design Public Hearing: Late 2018/Early 2019
Design Approval: Mid 2019
Begin Phase 1 Construction: Late 2019 at the earliest, depending on project delivery method
Begin Phase 2 Construction: To be determined as additional funding becomes available
Preliminary Engineering: $14 million
Right of Way Acquisition/Utility Relocation: $32 million
Construction (Phase 1): $54.6 million
Construction (Phase 2): $94 million
Total: $194.6 million
*These project costs are estimates and subject to change as the project design is further developed.This project is being financed with federal, state and local funds, including Smart Scale and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funding.
Public Information Meetings - Sept. 25 & 27, Oct. 3, 2018 (Ad)
Public Information Meeting - December 2017 (Ad)
State: 0286-029-259, P101 UPC: 107937 Federal: STP-5A01 (775)