In Design: Backlick Road and Leesville Boulevard Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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This project will make improvements at the intersection of Backlick Road (Route 617) and Leesville Boulevard. 

The improvements include:

  • Flashing yellow arrows for both directions of Backlick Road
  • Three additional signalized crosswalks: across Backlick Road on southern side of intersection, across Leesville Boulevard, and across the entrance to the office park 
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant curb ramp upgrades

At the intersection, Backlick Road averages 32,000 vehicles a day and Leesville Boulevard averages 5,200.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $100,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $122,000
Construction: $568,000
Total: $790,000 

This project is financed with federal Highway Safety Improvement Program and state funds.

Benefits 

This project aims to improve driver and pedestrian safety as well as operations at the intersection.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold Public Hearing: August 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition: Spring 2022
Begin Construction: Summer 2023

Resources

Contact Info:

Tien-Jung "Tina" Ho, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - August 2019

Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program

Phase: In Design

UPC: 112493

State ID: 0617-029-308, P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: HSIP-5B01 (019)

Lat/Long: 38.802040, -77.184279

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Sept. 11, 2019