VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Kathleen Leonard

Mike Murphy


May 23, 2019

Provide Input on Route 123 over Route 7 Bridge Rehabilitation
Public information meeting is May 30 at Freedom Hill Elementary School

VIENNA – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, May 30 on plans to rehabilitate the northbound and southbound Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) bridges over Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) to improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians and extend the overall life of the bridges. The bridges were built in 1965.

The planned improvements include:

  • Repairing and resurfacing the concrete bridge decks.
  • Repairing, waterproofing and providing corrosion protection to bridge piers, abutments and bearings.
  • Painting steel bridge beams.
  • Repaving Route 123 adjacent to the bridges.          

Stop by between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Freedom Hill Elementary School, 1945 Lord Fairfax Road, Vienna, VA 22182 to view displays and learn more about the project and its preliminary design. VDOT staff will be available to answer questions. A short presentation will begin at 7 p.m. 

Provide comments at the meeting, or send them to VDOT by June 10, 2019. Email or mail comments to Mr. Gang Zhang, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Visit the project page for more details.

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