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King Street over I-395

Bridge rehabilitation in the City of Alexandria
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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Construction:
Winter 2019/20

Phase
In Design

Cost
$13.7 million

Locality
Alexandria

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Gang Zhang, P.E.
Structure & Bridge

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

About the Project

This project will rehabilitate the King Street (Route 7) bridge over I-395.  The bridge was built in 1970.    

Proposed repairs include the following:

  • Installing An Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system with Latex Modified Concrete (LMC) overlay.
  • Repair damaged concrete and install an ICCP system in the pier caps.
  • Repair damaged column concrete and apply Electrochemical Chloride Extraction (ECE) treatment, and seal the treated surface with a breathable sealer.
  • Repair damaged Abutment concrete, apply ECE treatment, and seal the treated surface with a breathable sealer
  • Repair and paint all steel beams and replace bearings.
  • Reconstruct the substandard bridge barrier/railing. 
  • Repair and/or replace guardrail, mill and overlay approaches.
  • Minor pedestrian, bicycle and lighting improvements
  • Repair roadway pavement and joints

Within the project limits, King Street averages up to 45,000 vehicles a day and I-395 averages up to 209,000.

Schedule
Public Information Meeting - July 2015
Begin Construction - Winter 2019/20
 
Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $2 million
Construction: $11.7 million
Total: $13.7 million

The project is being financed with federal and state funding, including State of Good Repair funds used for maintenance of structures and bridges.

Resources

Fairlington Village Association Presentation - November 2016

Fairlington Village Presentation Comment Sheet - November 2016

Public Information Meeting Presentation - July 2015

Traffic Technical Appendix - April 2014

Project Numbers
State: 0395-100-797, P101, B611
UPC: 104406
Federal: NHPP-5A01 (515), NHPP-5A01 (852) 

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