VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Oct. 15, 2020
Springvale Road Bridge Replacement Public Info Meeting Oct. 21
Participate in virtual meeting and give feedback online
GREAT FALLS – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public information meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21 on plans to replace the weight-restricted (15 tons) one-lane Springvale Road (Route 674) bridge over Piney Run with a two-lane bridge in the Great Falls area of Fairfax County. The bridge was built in 1965 and rehabilitated in 2000.
Two options are being considered for the project:
- Widening the bridge to two lanes with two four-foot-wide shoulders
- Widening the bridge to two lanes separated by raised/splitter island medians with two two-foot-wide shoulders
The opening beneath the bridge will also be increased to better withstand flooding.
The bridge averages 4,700 vehicles a day. The project is financed with state funding.
In lieu of an in-person meeting, VDOT invites residents and travelers to learn more, participate in the virtual meeting and give feedback in the following ways:
- Attend the Wednesday, Oct. 21 online Register at virginiadot.org/SpringvalePineyRun or to participate without registering in listen-only mode, call 866-692-4530 (use access code 171-817-5427). The VDOT project team will make a short presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. and answer questions for about an hour after the presentation.
- Provide comments via the online survey or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mail comments to Ms. Dipali Patel, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
Once the meeting is complete, the recorded presentation will be available online. Project materials and details are also available at virginiadot.org/SpringvalePineyRun.
Send comments through Saturday, Nov. 21.
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