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I-395 Shirlington Interchange Improvements Study

Safety and operational enhancements in the City of Alexandria and Arlington County

Area Maps

Project at a Glance
Begin Date
July 2015

Est Completion Date
Final Report: Early 2020


$1.6 million

Lengths and Limits
Shirlington interchange to Glebe Rd

Alexandria and Arlington

Northern Virginia

Olivia Daniszewski, EIT
Preliminary Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

About the Study

Note: A second public information meeting was held June 12. 

Meeting Materials and Displays

This study is assessing safety and operational improvements at the I-395 Shirlington interchange (Exit 6), as well as at the following:

  • Ramp from South Glebe Road (Route 120) to southbound I-395
  • Intersection of South Shirlington Road and South Arlington Mill Drive
  • Intersection of Gunston Road and Martha Custis Drive

The study collected data on traffic volumes and vehicle movements, and identified safety and operational issues. Alternatives have been identified, which aim to reduce congestion, crashes, and boost the interchange's overall performance.

The study is financed with federal funds.

A detailed analysis of selected alternatives occurred in summer 2018. The final report detailing the preferred alternative will be issued in early 2020.

Begin Study - July 2015
First Public Information Meeting - May 2018
Second Public Information Meeting - June 2019
Issue Final Report - Early 2020


Second Public Information Meeting - June 2019 (Ad)

Meeting Materials and Displays

First Public Information Meeting - May 2018 (Ad)

Public Comment Summary

Meeting Materials and Displays

Project Numbers
State: 0395-100-842, P101
UPC: 107831
Federal: OC-395-4 (187)

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