In Design: Rolling Road Widening and Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Improvements

Please note: A permanent traffic shift has occurred along southbound Rolling Road between Old Keene Mill Road and Kenwood Avenue.

This project is under construction and includes:

  • Adding a second left-turn lane from northbound Rolling Road (Route 638) to westbound Old Keene Mill Road (Route 644)
  • Adding a dedicated right-turn lane from northbound Rolling Road to eastbound Old Keene Mill Road
  • Upgrading the traffic signal 
  • Improving the intersection alignment

Rolling Road Widening 

Plans include:

  • Widening Rolling Road from two to four lanes between Viola Street and Old Keene Mill Road
  • Traffic signal upgrades 
  • A shared-use path for bicyclists and pedestrians
  • Access management improvements 

The project team has worked with Fairfax County to consider alternative design options, including the possibility of undergrounding utilities. This option was evaluated based on feasibility, potential property impacts, cost and schedule. This is no longer being pursued due to cost.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $7.2 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $25.1 million
Construction: $46.6 million
Total: $79 million

This project is financed with federal, state, county and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funds.

Benefits 

This project aims to relieve congestion, improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians and improve operations.

Major Milestones 

Public Information Meeting - June 2016
Public Information Meeting - November 2017
Categorical Exclusion Reevaluation Document Available - February 2018
Design Public Hearing - February 2018
Begin Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Right of Way Acquisition - July 2019
Begin Rolling Road Widening Right of Way Acquisition - February 2020
Advertise Old Keene Mill Road Intersection for Construction - October 2020
Award Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Construction Contract - December 2020
Begin Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Construction - February 2021
Old Keene Mill Road Intersection Final Completion - Late 2021
Begin Rolling Road Widening Construction - Early 2024

Resources

Contact Info:

Oscar Jamilla, DPE, PMP
Construction
(Old Keene Mill Intersection)
703-259-2769

Chan Basnayake, P.E., PMP, CCM
Construction
(Old Keene Mill Intersection)
703-259-2947

Christopher Barksdale, P.E.
Location and Design
(Rolling Road Widening)
703-259-2768

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering
(Rolling Road Widening)
703-259-2239

Phase: Old Keene Mill Intersection: Under Construction

Rolling Road Widening: In Design

UPC: 5559, 109814

State ID: 0638-029-156, P104, R204, C504; 0638-029-337, R201, C501

Federal ID: STP-5401 (691), STP-5B01 (073)

Lat/Long: 38.771279, -77.231865

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: May 28, 2021