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Walney Road Widening and Bridge Replacement

Near Willard Road in Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
December 2014

Est Completion Date
Completed Dec. 2015

Cost
$14.8 million

Contractor
Allan Myers

Locality
Fairfax

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Arif Rahman, P.E.
Project Manager
703-259-1940
Paul Knighton, CCM
Construction Manager
703-259-2789
Shirlene Cleveland, P.E.
Program Manager for Design Build projects
703-691-6710

About the Project

This project widened Walney Road from two to four lanes near Willard Road to help relieve congestion by eliminating a bottleneck at this location and providing bicycle and pedestrian facilities. 

The project also replaced and widened the 85-foot-long Walney Road bridge over Flatlick Branch in Fairfax County. Walney Road kept two 12-foot travel lanes in each direction, and was widened to include five-foot bike lanes on both the north and southbound lanes, as well as a sidewalk on the west side and a shared-use path on the east side.

The previous Walney Road bridge was built in 1980 and was functionally obsolete when the project began. The road carries more than 21,000 vehicles a day.

Estimated Costs

Preliminary Engineering: $200,000
Right of Way: $1.1 million
Construction: $13.6 million
Total: $14.8 million

Resources

 PDFs

"Pardon Our Dust" Meeting presentation (Dec. 1, 2014)

Project layout and detour

Project plans and typical sections

Public information meeting presentation (June 7, 2012)

Renderings of new bridge

Categorical Exclusion (CE) 

Documentation of FHWA Review

 

State Proj. Number: 0657-029-099, P101, R201, C501, B641

UPC: 104103

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