In Design: Boundary Channel Drive at I-395 Interchange Improvements in Arlington County

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Note: A virtual design public hearing was held Nov. 5, view the video, PDF presentation and more hearing-related information

This project will upgrade the Boundary Channel Drive at I-395 interchange. Improvements include:

  • 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.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $600,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $400,000
Construction - $19.4 million
Total - $20.4 million

This project is financed with state (including Revenue Sharing), Arlington County and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funding.

Benefits 

This project aims to improve safety and traffic flow, and enhance accessibility and connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Virtual Design Public Hearing - November 2020
Begin Design-Build Procurement - Winter 2020/21

Resources

Contact Info:

Christopher Barksdale, P.E.
Location & Design

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Other relevant links:

Categorical Exclusion - January 2018

Arlington County Boundary Channel Drive Interchange Project Webpage

Previous Meetings >>

Phase: In Design

UPC: 116394

State ID: 6587-000-R89, P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: NHPP-5B01 (120)

Lat/Long: 38.870075, -77.046587

Locality: Arlington

Page last modified: Dec. 2, 2020