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I-395 Shirlington Interchange Improvements Study

Safety and operational enhancements in the City of Alexandria and Arlington County

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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
July 2015

Est Completion Date
Final Report: Fall 2019

Phase
Study

Cost
$1.6 million

Lengths and Limits
Shirlington interchange to Glebe Rd

Locality
Alexandria and Arlington

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Olivia Daniszewski, EIT
Preliminary Engineering

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

About the Study

Note: A public information meeting was held June 12. 

Meeting Materials and Displays

This study is assessing safety and operational improvements at the I-395 Shirlington interchange (Exit 6), as well as at the following:

  • Ramp from South Glebe Road (Route 120) to southbound I-395
  • Intersection of South Shirlington Road and South Arlington Mill Drive
  • Intersection of Gunston Road and Martha Custis Drive

The study collected data on traffic volumes and vehicle movements, and identified safety and operational issues. Alternatives have been identified, which aim to reduce congestion, crashes, and boost the interchange's overall performance.

The study is being financed with federal funds.

A detailed analysis of selected alternatives occurred in summer 2018. The final report detailing the preferred alternative will be issued in fall 2019.

Schedule
Begin Study - July 2015
Interim Public Information Meeting - May 2018
Final Public Information Meeting - June 2019
Issue Final Report - Fall 2019

Resources

Final Public Information Meeting - June 2019 (Ad)

Meeting Materials and Displays

Interim Public Information Meeting - May 2018 (Ad)

Public Comment Summary

Meeting Materials and Displays

Project Numbers
State: 0395-100-842, P101
UPC: 107831
Federal: OC-395-4 (187)

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