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Route 29 Northbound Spot Widening

Adding a third northbound lane in the area of Pickwick Road in Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Summer 2018

Est Completion Date
Fall 2018


$5.3 million

Lengths and Limits
Just south of Pickwick Rd to quarter-mile north of Pickwick Rd


Hong "Jenny" Ha, P.E.
Location & Design
Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Note: A design public hearing was held in September 2017. See resources below. 

About the Project

This project will add a third lane to northbound Route 29 from just before Pickwick Road to about a quarter-mile beyond the traffic signal.

The additional lane will create added capacity and will make northbound Route 29 three lanes the entire way between I-66 in Centreville and Union Mill Road. The entire section of southbound Route 29 between Union Mill Road and I-66 in Centreville is already three lanes.

Northbound Route 29 averages about 33,000 vehicles a day.

Begin Preliminary Engineering - July 2017
Design Public Hearing - September 2017
Advertise for Construction - Spring 2018
Begin Construction - Summer 2018
Estimated Construction Completion - Fall 2018

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $963,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $500,000
Construction: $3.9 million
Total: $5.3 million


Design Public Hearing (September 2017) 

Project Numbers
State: 0029-029-351,P101, R201, M501
UPC: 110330

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