VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Sept. 10, 2020
Online Public Hearing for Hunter Mill Road over Colvin Run Bridge
Participate in Virtual Design Public Hearing Sept. 16
VIENNA – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual design public hearing Wednesday, Sept. 16 on plans to replace the weight-restricted (ten tons) one-lane Hunter Mill Road (Route 674) bridge over Colvin Run to reduce congestion, improve operations, and enhance safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. The bridge was built in 1974 and carries 8,500 vehicles a day.
The new bridge will have two lanes separated by a median/”splitter island” to help traffic flow smoothly, as well as:
- An improved trail crossing south of the bridge
- Landscaping in the median/splitter island
- Abutments for a new trail bridge over Colvin Run (Fairfax County will construct the trail bridge in the future)
In lieu of an in-person hearing, VDOT invites residents and travelers to learn more, participate in the virtual hearing and give feedback in the following ways:
- Attend the Wednesday, Sept. 16 online Register at virginiadot.org/huntermillcolvinrun or to participate without registering in listen-only mode, call 877-309-2074
(use access code 635-767-879). The hearing will begin with a live presentation at 7 p.m. After the presentation, the VDOT project team will be available to answer questions until 8:30 p.m.
- Provide comments via the online survey, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at 703-584-0479.
- Mail comments to Mr. Vicente Valeza, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
- Request an in-person appointment during business hours at VDOT’s Northern Virginia District Office, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030. Please call ahead at 703-259-3256 or TTY/TDD 711 for an appointment.
Once the hearing is complete, the recorded presentation will be available online. Past meeting materials and project details are also available at virginiadot.org/huntermillcolvinrun.
Send comments through Monday, Sept. 28.
The project is financed with state funding (including State of Good Repair funds for bridges) and Fairfax County funding.
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