Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Wednesday, July 18, public hearing will review plans to accommodate Fort Belvoir North traffic.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is holding a design public hearing on Tuesday, July 18, concerning plans to widen the ramp where northbound Fairfax County Parkway traffic exits to continue north on the Parkway, just past the Franconia-Springfield Parkway. At the open house style event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., residents may view design displays and ask questions of VDOT staff. The meeting is at Rolling Valley Elementary School, 6703 Barnack Drive in Springfield. In the last year, the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency relocated an additional 4,500 Department of Defense employees to the new building at the Fort Belvoir North Area along the Fairfax County Parkway. Many of these employees travel to points west and north…
Friday, February 17, 2012
It means new route numbers and funding sources for the Fairfax County, Prince William, and Franconia-Springfield Parkways
Three busy local roadways are now eligible to get a boost from the federal government. This week, the Fairfax County Parkway, Prince William Parkway and Franconia-Springfield Parkway were transferred from secondary to primary road status by the Commonwealth Transportation Board. That means that federal money is available for multiple projects, including paving, guardrail and bridge repairs. "Federal funding typically covers 80 percent of the cost to maintain interstates and primary roads, with the remaining 20 percent from state funds," according to a Virginia Department of Transportation press release. New Classification Means a New Name To avoid confusion, over the next three months VDOT will replace old road identification signs …
Monday, October 3, 2011
Daytime work October 3 - 7 will effect these lanes.
According to Virginia Mega Projects, these lane closures will effect drivers on the Fairfax County Parkway Monday, October 3, through Friday, October 7, 2011. The Fairfax County Parkway segment from Rolling Road to I-95 is open.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Lanes shift left from the Barta Road interchange to Donegal Lane.
On Wednesday, August 17, lanes on the north end of the Fairfax County Parkway project will shift to the left, creating a dedicated turn-only lane onto Donegal Lane. This lane shift will occur in the section of road from the Barta Road interchange to Donegal Lane. The two right lanes will become through lanes toward the Franconia-Springfield Parkway, and the far right lane will be shifted to cater to a new configuration at Hooes Road. The right turn lane will be removed in late August when Hooes Road is closed from the Fairfax County Parkway to Barkers Court. At that time, the new interchange at Barkers Court will be partially opened to access Hooes Road. Crews are expediting work on the final phase of the parkway project. Other road …