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)
Gilbert Chlewicki, P.E.
Andrew Beacher, P.E.
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 optimize safety and operations for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and transit users.
Richmond Highway (Route 1) averages about 47,000 vehicles a day within the study limits.
Begin Study - August 2021
First Virtual Public Information Meeting - November 2021
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting to Present Study Recommendations -
Final Report/Study Completion - Early 2023
Second Virtual Public Information Meeting Public Involvement Summary, Video, English Presentation, Korean Presentation, Spanish Presentation, Comment Sheet, News Release, Ad and Meeting Details - July 2022
First Virtual Public Information Meeting Public Involvement Summary, Video, English Presentation, Spanish Presentation, Korean Presentation, Comment Sheet, News Release, Ad and Meeting Details - November 2021
Fairfax County Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Webpage
Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements Webpage