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Route 50 STARS Safety and Operational Improvements Study - Falls Church

Jaguar Trail to Wilson Boulevard in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
June 2019

Est Completion Date
Spring 2020

Phase
Study

Cost
$280,000 (Study only)

Lengths and Limits
Jaguar Trl to Wilson Blvd (3 mi)

Locality
Fairfax

Contact
Bobby Mangalath, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Note: A public information meeting was held Oct. 21. 

Meeting Materials and Displays: Aerial of Route 50, Meeting Objectives and Potential Improvement OptionsSafety, Traffic, Travel Times and Pedestrians and Next Steps

About the Study

This STARS (Strategically Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions) study is assessing potential safety and operational improvements for three miles of Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) between Jaguar Trail and Wilson Boulevard (Route 613) in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County. 

The concepts being studied include:

  • Improved traffic signal timing/operations
  • Turn lane improvements
  • Turn restrictions
  • Access management
  • Pedestrian enhancements
  • Innovative Intersections 

Route 50 averages just over 50,000 vehicles a day within the study limits.

Schedule
Begin Study - June 2019
First Public Information Meeting - October 2019
Second Public Information Meeting - Early 2020
Study Completion - Spring 2020

Resources

First Public Information Meeting - October 2019 (Ad)

Meeting Materials and Displays: Aerial of Route 50 | Meeting Objectives and Potential Improvement Options, Safety, Traffic, Travel Times and Pedestrians and Next Steps

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