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Route 7 and Chestnut Street Median Closure

Safety and operational improvements in Fairfax County

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Construction: Spring 2019

Phase
In Design

Cost
$386,000

Lengths and Limits
Just west of Chestnut St to Haycock Rd

Locality
Fairfax

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Anwar Ansari, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Note: A public hearing will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. Please enter through Door #15 at the back of the school. A presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

About the Project

This project will close the median at Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) and Chestnut Street to improve safety by eliminating left turn crashes, and extend the left turn lane from eastbound Route 7 to Haycock Road (Route 703) to improve operations.

This project is being financed with federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds.

Route 7 in the project area averages 31,000 vehicles per day, Chestnut Street averages just under 1,000 vehicles per day and Haycock Road averages 10,000 vehicles per day.

Schedule
Public Hearing - Oct. 17, 2018
Public Hearing Comment Deadline - Oct. 29, 2018
Begin Construction - Spring 2019

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $75,000
Construction - $311,000
Total - $386,000

Project Numbers
State: 0007-029-370, P101, M501
UPC: 111549
Federal: HSIP-5A01 (878), HSIP-5A01 (961) 

Resources

Public Hearing - Oct. 17, 2018 (Ad)

Project Numbers
State: 0007-029-370, P101, M501
UPC: 111549
Federal: HSIP-5A01 (878), HSIP-5A01 (961) 

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