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Idylwood Road and Chain Bridge Road Bike/Ped Improvements

Near I-495 in Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Fall 2015

Est Completion Date
Late summer 2016

Cost
$6.2 million total

Lengths and Limits
0.95 mi.

Locality
Fairfax

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Paul Nishimoto
Project Manager
703-259-2362
Susan N. Shaw, P.E.
Program Director for Mega Projects
703-259-1995

About the Project

As a follow-up project to the recently completed 495 Express Lanes, this project will complete pedestrian and bicycle facility connections along Idylwood Road (Route 695) and Chain Bridge Road (Route 123), providing enhanced and safer pedestrian and bicycle access at I-495 in Fairfax County.

On Idylwood Road, a five-foot wide sidewalk will be constructed on the south side of the Idylwood Bridge across I-495, connecting with the sidewalk on the bridge. On Chain Bridge Road, a 10-foot-wide shared-use path will be constructed on the south side of I-495 between Tysons Boulevard and Old Meadow Road.

Cost and Schedule

Estimated Project Cost

  • Preliminary Engineering: $850,000
  • Right of Way: $1,300,000
  • Construction: $4,013,820
  • Total: $6,163,820

Anticipated Schedule

  • Design Public Hearing: June 11, 2014
  • Adopt Location/Design: August 2014
  • Authorize Right of Way Funds: September 2014
  • Advertisement: Summer 2015
  • Begin construction: Fall 2015
  • Completion: Late summer 2016

Resources

Public hearing brochure and comment sheet (June 2014)
Aerial Overviews 1 | 2 | 3
Typical Sections: Chain Bridge Road and Idylwood Road 
Re-Evaluation Document (March 2007) 
I-495 HOT Lanes Record of Decision (June 2006) and Final Environmental Impact Study (April 2006)

Virginia MegaProjects: http://www.vamegaprojects.com/

State Project: I495-029-078, P101, R201, C501
Federal Project: CM-495-5 (091) 
UPC: 104005

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