In Design: Braddock Road Multimodal Improvements in Fairfax County

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Nov. 29 Virtual Public Information Meeting Info

Please note: The second virtual public information meeting was held Nov. 29, watch the video below or view the presentation in Spanish or Vietnamese. You may submit comments through Friday, Jan. 6.

This project will construct multimodal and access management improvements along three miles of Braddock Road (Route 620) between Humphries Drive in Burke and Ravensworth Road in Annandale, including the eastbound and westbound Braddock Road ramps to southbound I-495 (Capital Beltway Outer Loop) and a half-mile of Ravensworth Road between Braddock Road and Heritage Drive. 

The improvements include:

  • Intersection enhancements, including at Rolling Road, Wakefield Chapel Road/Danbury Forest Drive and Burke Lake Road
  • New and upgraded shared-use paths along both sides of Braddock Road
  • A pedestrian overpass just west of Burke Lake Road

The project's right of way and construction will be done in two phases: Southampton Drive to Ravensworth Road (Phase 1) and Humphries Drive to Southampton Drive (Phase 2).

Within the project limits, Braddock Road averages about 71,000 vehicles a day and Ravensworth Road averages 14,000 based on 2019 data.

Phase 1 is fully funded and Phase 2 is partially funded. The project is financed with federal, state (including Smart Scale) and local funding. Estimated project costs continue to be developed as the proposed improvements and preliminary design are refined. 

Benefits 

The project aims to improve multimodal safety, mobility and accessibility for all users.

Major Milestones 

First Virtual Public Information Meeting - January 2022
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting - Nov. 29, 2022
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting Comment Deadline - Jan. 6, 2023
Design Public Hearing - Spring 2023
Design Approval - Spring/Summer 2023
Begin Phase 1 (Southampton to Ravensworth) Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - Spring 2025
Begin Phase 2 (Humphries to Southampton) Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - To be determined as additional funding becomes available
Begin Phase 1 (Southampton to Ravensworth) Construction - Fall 2028
Begin Phase 2 (Humphries to Southampton) Construction - To be determined as additional funding becomes available

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Resources

Contact Info:

W. Calvin Britt, P.E.
Location & Design
703-259-2961

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering
703-259-2239

Major funding source: Smart Scale

Phase: In Design

UPC: 114627, 119477

State ID: 0620-029-448, C501, P101, R201;
0620-029-548, B602, C501, P101, R201

Federal ID: STP-5B01 (123)

Lat/Long: 38.811007, -77.240246

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Dec. 5, 2022