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Jennifer McCord
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Michael Murphy
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March 22, 2018



CTB Awards Contract for Bike and Ped Improvements in Rosslyn
Work on new bicycle lane, Custis Trail, widening and other improvements begins later this spring


RICHMOND, Va. – At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded a $7.1 million contract for a pedestrian and cyclist safety improvement, traffic management and street beautification project in Rosslyn.

Ardent Company, LLC of McLean received the contract for improvements along North Lynn Street (Route 29) between northbound Lee Highway (Route 29) and southbound Lee Highway (Route 29), and along Lee Highway (Route 29) from North Lynn Street (Route 29) to North Oak Street. North Lynn Street improvements will include wider sidewalks in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), improved curb ramps, upgraded traffic signals, a new bike lane, decorative lighting and landscaping.

Along southbound Lee Highway (Route 29), the multi-use Martha Custis Trail will be widened to 16 feet (pictured above) and shifted away from the travel lanes.

The work will also include improvements to intersections at southbound Lee Highway (Route 29) and North Lynn Street (Route 29), Fort Myer Drive and North Oak Street, as well as North Lynn Street (Route 29) and northbound Lee Highway (Route 29), North Lynn Street (Route 29) and southbound Lee Highway (Route 29), and northbound Lee Highway (Route 29) and North Nash Street.

Work will begin later this spring and is expected to be complete in spring 2020. Visit the VDOT project page for more information.

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