In Design: Columbia Pike and John Marr Drive Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

Cost and schedule ►

This project will upgrade the signalized intersection of Columbia Pike (Route 244) and John Marr Drive. 

The improvements include:

  • Traffic signal and curb ramp upgrades.
  • A new crosswalk across Route 244.
  • Accessible pedestrian signals.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $100,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $100,000
Construction - $725,000
Total - $925,000

This project is financed with federal and state Highway Safety Improvement Program funding.

At the intersection, Columbia Pike averages 27,000 vehicles a day and John Marr Drive averages 10,000.


This project aims to improve safety for drivers and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - Mid 2020
Begin Construction - Early 2021


Contact Info:

Anwar Ansari, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019

Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program

Phase: In Design

UPC: 112481

State ID: 0244-029-317,P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: HSIP-5A01 (952)

Lat/Long: 38.832980, -77.189699

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Feb. 24, 2021