VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Kathleen Leonard
Mike Murphy

Oct. 10, 2018

Route 7 Median Closure at Chestnut Street Public Hearing Oct. 17
Closure will allow extension of eastbound Route 7 turn lane to Haycock Road

FALLS CHURCH – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Oct. 17 on plans to close the median at Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) and Chestnut Street to improve safety by eliminating left turn crashes.

The project will also extend the left turn lane from eastbound Route 7 to Haycock Road (Route 703) to improve operations.

The project is being financed with federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds.      

Stop by between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043 to learn more about the project and review proposed plans. Please enter through Door #15 at the back of the school. VDOT staff will be available to answer questions and a presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

Provide comments at the meeting, or send them to VDOT by Oct. 29, 2018. Email or mail comments to Mr. Anwar Ansari, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation – Traffic Field Operations, 8010 Mason King Court, Manassas, VA 20109. 

Visit the project page for more details.

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