Under Construction: Route 29 Northbound Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements in Fairfax County

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This project is constructing missing segments of the shared-use path along northbound Route 29 (Lee Highway) between Vaden Drive and Nutley Street (Route 243). The project is also extending the Route 29 culvert over the tributary of Accotink Creek just west of Nutley Street to accommodate the shared-use path.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $1.2 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $1.2 million
Construction - $1.4 million
Total - $3.8 million

This project is financed with local funding and part of the concession fee provided under the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project Comprehensive Agreement.


The project will improve safety and accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Public Information Meeting - March 2019
First Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019
Second Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - June 2019
Notice of de minimis Impact on Towers Park - January 2021
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - September 2021
Advertise for Construction - July 2022
Award Construction Contract - September 2022
Begin Construction - November 2022
Final Completion - Summer 2023


Contact Info:

Oscar Jamilla, DPE, PMP

Chan Basnayake, P.E., PMP, CCM

Project Photos

Major funding source: Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Concession Fee

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 113518

State ID: 0029-029-414, P101, R201, C501, D614

Federal ID: NHPP-5A01 (946)

Lat/Long: 38.871861, -77.264436

Locality: Fairfax

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Route 29 and Vaden Drive intersection
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Facing northbound Route 29 just beyond Vaden Drive
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Terminus of northbound Route 29 shared-use path near Goldenwave Court
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Gap in northbound Route 29 shared-use path at tributary of Accotink Creek

Page last modified: March 25, 2023