Under Construction: Shirlington Circle South Rotary Bridge Rehabilitation in Arlington County

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Please note: Construction began in September. 

This project is rehabilitating the Shirlington Circle south rotary bridge over I-395. The bridge was built in 1973 and connects the southbound I-395 collector-distributor lanes and southbound Shirlington Road to North Quaker Lane at the I-395 Exit 6 interchange.

The project includes:

  • Resurfacing the concrete bridge deck and closing deck joints
  • Repairing concrete piers and abutments
  • Repairing and repainting steel beams
  • Adding protective concrete barriers adjacent to piers
  • Replacing bearings
  • Upgrading guardrails adjacent to the bridge

The bridge averages 7,400 vehicles a day based on 2019 data.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $815,000
Construction - $4.7 million
Total - $5.5 million

This project is financed with federal and state funding, including State of Good Repair funds used for bridges.


This project will improve safety for drivers and extend the overall life of the bridge.

Major Milestones 

Virtual Public Information Meeting - March 2022
Advertise for Construction - May 2023
Award Construction Contract - July 2023
Begin Construction - September 2023
Final Completion - Mid-2025


Contact Info:

Maaz Elhadi

Yusaf Masud, P.E.

Other relevant links:

Virtual Public Information Meeting VideoEnglish Presentation, Korean Presentation, Spanish Presentation, Comment SheetNews ReleaseAd and Meeting Details -
March 2022

Major funding source: State of Good Repair

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 118832

State ID: 1250-000-913, B608, P101

Federal ID: STP-5B01 (210)

Lat/Long: 38.839393, -77.086336

Locality: Arlington

Page last modified: Sept. 29, 2023