Duke Street over I-395
|Bridge rehabilitation in the City of Alexandria|
Project at a Glance
Note: A public information meeting was held Sept. 20.
About the Project
This project will rehabilitate the Duke Street (Route 236) bridge over I-395 in order to improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was built in 1965.
The planned improvements include:
- New concrete bridge deck and steel beams
- Replacing the westbound sidewalk with a shared-use path
- Widening the eastbound sidewalk
Duke Street averages 56,000 vehicles a day at the interchange, while I-395 averages 192,000 vehicles a day at the interchange.
Public Information Meeting - Sept. 20, 2018
Public Information Meeting End of Comment Period - Oct. 1, 2018
Begin Construction - Spring 2020
Preliminary Engineering - $1.3 million
Construction - $13.3 million
Total - $14.6 million
*The project is being financed with federal and state State of Good Repair funds used for maintenance of structures and bridges.
State: 0236-100-862, P101, C501, B621
Federal: STP-5A01 (792)