Route 50 at Manchester Street Safety and Operational Improvements StudyAssessing improvements at the Route 50 and Manchester Street intersection in Arlington County
Please note: The updated Frequently Asked Questions document is now available.
About the Study
This study is assessing potential safety and operational improvements at the intersection of Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) and Manchester Street in Arlington.
There are significant backups and congestion during morning and evening peak periods. Route 50 averages about 55,000 vehicles a day within the study limits.
The study is assessing:
- Improving traffic signal timing and left-turn signal phasing
- Extending turn lanes
- Adding signs, pavement markings and signal backplates
- Pedestrian safety improvements
This study does not set construction dates for any improvements, but develops proposed improvements that Arlington County can pursue for funding and consider including in its comprehensive plan.
Begin Study - January 2020
Presentation at Virtual Boulevard Manor Civic Association Meeting - August 2021
Follow Up Meeting with Boulevard Manor Civic Association - December 2021
Study Completion - Spring 2022
Frequently Asked Questions - March 2022
Follow Up Meeting with Boulevard Manor Civic Association Presentation - Dec. 2021
Virtual Boulevard Manor Civic Association Meeting Presentation - August 2021