Richmond Highway (Route 1) Speed Limit StudyBelvoir Road/Meade Road to I-95/I-495 in Fairfax County
Est Completion Date
Lengths and Limits
Belvoir Rd/Meade Rd to
I-95/I-495 (8 mi)
Please note: The second virtual public information meeting to present recommendations is scheduled Wednesday, July 20 (in case an alternate date is needed, the meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21) at 7 p.m., read more in the ad.
About the Study
This study is assessing the 45 MPH speed limit on about eight miles of Richmond Highway (Route 1) between Belvoir Road/Meade Road and I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) to improve safety for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and transit users.
Richmond Highway (Route 1) averages about 55,000 vehicles a day within the study limits based on 2019 data.
Begin Study - August 2021
First Virtual Public Information Meeting - November 2021
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting to Present Study Recommendations -
July 20, 2022
Final Report/Study Completion - Fall 2022
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting Ad - July 20, 2022
First Virtual Public Information Meeting Public Involvement Summary, Video, English Presentation, Spanish Presentation, Korean Presentation, Comment Sheet, News Release, Ad and Meeting Details - November 2021