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Rolling Road Widening

Improvements from north of the Fairfax County Parkway to Old Keene Mill Road in Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Phase 1 construction: Summer 2019

Phase 2 construction: Early 2023

Phase
Public comment period

Cost
$51.6 million

Lengths and Limits
Just north of Fairfax County Parkway to Old Keene Mill Road

Locality
Fairfax

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Hamid Misaghian, P.E.
Location and Design
703-259-1795
Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary engineering
703-259-2239

Note: A public information meeting was held Nov. 30, 2017. If you were unable to attend the meeting, you may still submit comments via e-mail (put "Rolling Road Widening" in the subject line) or mail through Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.

About the Project

This project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety by widening Rolling Road (Route 638) from two to four lanes between Viola Street and Old Keene Mill Road, which will provide roadway continuity from both the south and north.

This project also includes a shared-use path to increase safety for non-motorized users.

This project is being planned in a phased approach:

Phase 1 - Initial improvements to Old Keene Mill Road 
Includes interim improvements by adding dual-left turn lanes from Rolling Road to westbound Old Keene Mill Road, upgrading the signal and improving the intersection alignment.  

Phase 2 -  Widening and other improvements 
Includes widening Rolling Road from two to four lanes between Viola Street and Old Keene Mill Road, signal upgrades, pedestrian and bike facilities and improvements to access management.  

The project team has worked with Fairfax County to consider alternative design options, including the possibility of using underground utilities.

The option including underground utilities was evaluated based on feasibility, potential property impacts, cost and schedule.

This option is no longer being pursued due to cost concerns.

If you would like to provide feedback at any time, send comments to meetingcomments@vdot.virginia.gov. Include “Rolling Road Widening” in the subject line.

This project is being financed with federal, state, local and Northern Virginia Transportation Authority funds.

Schedule
Public information meeting - Nov. 30, 2017
Public information meeting comment period ends - Dec. 11, 2017
Design public hearing - Early 2018
Approve design - Mid 2018
Phase 1 begins construction - Summer 2019
Phase 2 begins construction - Early 2023

Estimated Costs
Engineering design: $5.9 million
Right of way acquisition and utility relocations: $17.1 million
Construction: $28.3 million
Total: $51.6 million

Resources

Public information meeting (November 2017)
Meeting notice

Community outreach meetings presentation

Public information meeting (June 2016)
Presentation
Brochure and comment sheet
Display boards: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Meeting notice

Project Numbers
State: 0638-029-156, P104, R204, C504
UPC: 5559
Federal: STP-5401 (691)

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