In Design: Fraley Boulevard Widening in the Town of Dumfries and Prince William County

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Project Limits

This project will widen about two miles of Fraley Boulevard (Route 1, primarily in the Town of Dumfries) to three lanes in each direction between Bradys Hill Road and Route 234 (Dumfries Road).

Currently in the Town of Dumfries, northbound Route 1 traffic is routed along the two-lane Fraley Boulevard and southbound Route 1 traffic is routed along Main Street. This project will add through lanes to Fraley Boulevard so it can be converted to three lanes of traffic in each direction with a raised median; as a result, Main Street will be converted to two-way local traffic via new pavement markings. The project will also:

  • Construct a shared-use path for bicyclists and pedestrians along the southbound side of the new Fraley Boulevard alignment, and a sidewalk along the northbound side.
  • Reconstruct and widen the Fraley Boulevard bridge over Quantico Creek.

Route 1 averages up to 28,000 vehicles a day within the project limits.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $7 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $45 million
Construction - $78 million
Total - $130 million

The project’s preliminary engineering is financed with federal, state and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) funds. Also, the NVTA has provided additional funding anticipated for right of way acquisition and utility relocation. Additional funding sources are being identified for construction.

Benefits 

This project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety and accessibility for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. Reconstructing and widening the Fraley Boulevard bridge over Quantico Creek aims to minimize flooding impacts and increase capacity.

Major Milestones 

Design Public Hearing - October 2018
Begin Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - Late 2019
Begin Construction - 2023 (subject to change as additional funding becomes available)

Resources

Contact Info:

Hong "Jenny" Ha, P.E.
Location & Design

Angel Tao, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Project Photos

Other relevant links:

Environmental Assessment Reevaluation - July 2019

Main Document and Ad

Appendices:

Preliminary Right of Way Data Sheet - September 2018

Title and Typical Section Sheets - September 2018

Project Plan Sheets - August & September 2018: Bradys Hill Road to Graham Park Road | Graham Park Road to Possum Point Road | Possum Point Road to Route 234

Typical Section Graphic

Previous Meetings >>

Phase: In Design

UPC: 90339

State ID: 0001-212-249, P101

Federal ID: STP-5A01 (228)

Long/Lat: 38.565036, -77.325663

Locality: Prince William

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Fraley Boulevard and Graham Park Road
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Fraley Boulevard bridge over Quantico Creek
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Fraley Boulevard and Possum Point Road

Page last modified: Aug. 13, 2019