Recently Completed: Little River Turnpike and Guinea Road Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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Please note: This project was completed in October 2021.

This project made improvements at the intersection of Little River Turnpike (Route 236) and Guinea Road (Route 651), including:

  • Creating a free-flow right-turn lane from northbound Guinea Road to eastbound Little River Turnpike
  • Adding a pedestrian island at the southern end of the intersection

The project also created a new through/right-turn lane via restriping on eastbound Little River Turnpike between Guinea Road and Old Hickory Road.

Within the project limits, Little River Turnpike averages 41,000 vehicles a day and Guinea Road averages 9,400 based on 2019 data.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $164,000
Construction - $202,000
Total - $366,000

The project was financed with state funding.

Benefits 

The project aimed to improve driver and pedestrian safety and improve traffic flow.

Major Milestones 

Virtual Public Information Meeting - March 2021
Begin Construction - April 2021
Improvements Open - June 2021
Final Completion - October 2021

Resources

Contact Info:

Jessica Paris, P.E.
Traffic Engineering
703-259-2409

Other relevant links:

Improvements Open News Release - June 2021

Virtual Public Information Meeting Summary,
VideoPDF PresentationNews Release
Comment SheetAd and Meeting Webpage 
- March 2021

Project Plans - January 2021

Aerial Display - September 2020

Major funding source: State

Phase: Recently Completed

Lat/Long: 38.83839, -77.25140

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Jan. 6, 2022