Richmond Highway (Route 1) Speed Limit StudyBelvoir Road/Meade Road to I-95/I-495 in Fairfax County
Est Completion Date
Lengths and Limits
Belvoir Rd/Meade Rd to
I-95/I-495 (8 mi)
About the Study
This study is assessing the 45 MPH speed limit on about eight miles of Richmond Highway (Route 1) between Belvoir Road/Meade Road and I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) to improve safety for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and transit users.
Richmond Highway (Route 1) averages about 55,000 vehicles a day within the study limits based on 2019 data.
Begin Study - August 2021
First Virtual Public Information Meeting - November 2021
Draft Report and Recommendations - Spring 2022
Second Public Information Meeting - Spring 2022
Final Report/Study Completion - Summer 2022