VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Oct. 29, 2020
Online Public Hearing Nov. 5 for Boundary Channel Drive at I-395 Interchange Improvements
Participate and give input online; learn more at virginiadot.org/BoundaryChannel
ARLINGTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual design public hearing Thursday, Nov. 5 on plans to upgrade the Boundary Channel Drive interchange at I-395 to improve safety, traffic flow and enhance accessibility and connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.
- Reducing Boundary Channel Drive from four lanes to two in order to construct a ten-foot-wide sidewalk along eastbound Boundary Channel Drive and a ten-foot-wide shared-use path along westbound Boundary Channel Drive
- Installing roundabouts on Boundary Channel Drive just west and east of I-395
- Reconfiguring the ramps between I-395 and Boundary Channel Drive
- Adding crosswalks along Boundary Channel Drive
The project also features a new shared-use path linking the Mount Vernon Trail to Long Bridge Park.
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 Thursday, Nov. 5 online hearing. Register for the hearing at virginiadot.org/BoundaryChannel or to participate without registering in listen-only mode, call 202-860-2110 (use access code 173 493 5567 #). The VDOT project team will make a short presentation beginning at 7 p.m. and answer questions for about an hour after the presentation.
- Provide comments via the online survey, by email to email@example.com or leave a voicemail at 703-259-3750.
- Mail comments to Mr. Christopher Barksdale, 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 703-259-2768 or TTY/TDD 711 for an appointment.
Once the hearing is complete, the recorded presentation will be available online. Project materials and details are also available at virginiadot.org/BoundaryChannel.
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