VDOT News - Northern Virginia
June 22, 2022
Virtual Public Information Meeting June 28 on 21st Street North over I-66 Bridge Rehabilitation
Learn more and give feedback online at virginiadot.org/21stStreet66
ARLINGTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public information meeting Tuesday, June 28 on plans to rehabilitate the 21st Street North bridge over I-66 to improve safety for drivers and pedestrians and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was originally built in 1980.
The project includes:
- Resurfacing the concrete bridge deck and closing deck joints
- Repairing concrete piers and abutments
- Replacing bearings
The width of the existing lanes and sidewalks on the bridge will remain the same.
The bridge carries about 1,400 vehicles a day.
The project is financed with federal and state funding, including State of Good Repair funds used for bridges.
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 through Monday, July 11:
- Attend the Tuesday, June 28 online meeting. Register at virginiadot.org/21stStreet66 or to participate without registering in listen-only mode, call 866-901-6455 (use access code 899-996-416). The project team will make a short presentation beginning at 7 p.m. and answer questions for about an hour after the presentation. In case an alternate date is needed, the meeting will be held Monday, July 18.
- 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.
Meeting materials and the presentation will be available online at virginiadot.org/21stStreet66, including the recorded presentation after the meeting.
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