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Wilson Boulevard over Route 50

Bridge rehabilitation in Fairfax County

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Begin Date
Construction: Spring 2019

Est Completion Date
Fall 2019

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$3.8 million


Vicente Valeza, Jr., P.E.
Structure & Bridge

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

About the Project

This project will rehabilitate the one-way bridge linking the eastbound Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) service road to eastbound Wilson Boulevard to improve safety for drivers and pedestrians and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was built in 1958.

The improvements include:

  • New concrete bridge deck and steel beams
  • Reconstructing the bridge's existing sidewalk
  • New sidewalk along the opposite side of the bridge
  • Upgrading the bridge railings
  • Improving curb and gutter on the southwestern approach to the bridge
  • New concrete end walls on the southwestern approach

Within the project limits, Wilson Boulevard averages 7,500 vehicles a day and Route 50 averages 51,000.

Begin Preliminary Engineering - August 2017
Public Information Meeting - April 2018
Advertise for Construction - November 2018
Begin Construction - Spring 2019
Estimated Completion - Fall 2019

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $600,000
Construction - $3.2 million
Total - $3.8 million

This project is being financed with state and federal State of Good Repair funds used for maintenance of structures and bridges.


Public Information Meeting - April 2018 (Ad)

Meeting Materials and Displays

Presentation to City of Falls Church and Sign-In Sheet - March 2018
Presentation to Arlington Department of Transportation - February 2018 
Presentation to Fairfax County Supervisor Gross - February 2018
Scoping Meeting Presentation - October 2017
Programmatic Categorical Exclusion - September 2017
Kickoff/Pre-Scoping Meeting Presentation - August 2017

Project Numbers
State: 0613-029-380, P101, B647   
UPCs: 111320, 114152   
Federal: STP-BR09 (297), STP-BR09 (298), NHPP-5A01 (981)

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