VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Kathleen Leonard
Mike Murphy

Sept. 12, 2018

Give Input on Duke Street over I-395 Bridge Repairs
Public information meeting is Sept. 20 at James K. Polk Elementary School

ALEXANDRIA – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Sept. 20 on plans to rehabilitate the Duke Street (Route 236) bridge over I-395 to improve safety and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was built in 1965.

Improvements to the bridge include:

  • New concrete deck and barriers
  • New pedestrian fencing and steel beams
  • Replacing westbound sidewalk with a shared-use path and widening eastbound sidewalk
  • Repairing concrete roadway adjacent to east end of bridge   

Stop by between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at James K. Polk Elementary School, 5000 Polk Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304 to learn more about the project, review proposed plans and provide input. VDOT staff will be available to answer questions. A presentation will begin at 7:15 p.m.

Provide comments at the meeting, or send them to VDOT by Oct. 1, 2018. Email or mail comments to Mr. Edwin Woo, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Visit the project page for more details.

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