FCDOT: Community Briefing on Creek Crossing Road and Old Courthouse Road

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FCDOT: Community Briefing on Creek Crossing Road and Old Courthouse Road

January 8, 2014

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  • 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia Community Briefing Creek Crossing Road and Old Courthouse Road January 8, 2014 Department of Transportation
  • 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia Fairfax Connector Route 432 •February 2013 – Initial proposal •May 2013 – Revised proposal •June 2013 – Additional alternate routes reviewed •July 2013 - Board of Supervisors action to approve proposed route Department of Transportation 2
  • 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Fairfax Connector Route 432 • Weekdays only • AM and PM peak service only o 6 - 8:30 a.m. and 4 – 7 p.m. o 10 trips per day o Service every 40 minutes • Will operate with a 30-foot bus • Serves the Spring Hill Metrorail Station • Service to start when Metrorail opens - Spring 2014 Department of Transportation 3
  • 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 4
  • 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Community Concerns • Creek Crossing and Old Courthouse Road communities have expressed concerns about safety and infrastructure • October 9, 2013 – Field review with members of the community Department of Transportation 5
  • 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Community Concerns • 101 concerns identified for review on Creek Crossing Road and Old Courthouse Road to enhance traffic operations and pedestrian access. (detailed list provided on handout) o Pedestrian crossings o Missing links in the pedestrian network o Intersection sight distances o Sidewalk and Trail maintenance o Speeding vehicles o etc.. Department of Transportation 6
  • 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Concerns Addressed • Replaced missing traffic signs • Re established pavement edges • Cut back vegetation blocking sidewalks • Repaired pedestrian handrails Department of Transportation 7
  • 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Concerns Addressed •Up graded the crosswalk on Creek Crossing Road at the Wolf Trap Creek Crossing •Replaced the small size Stop Sign at Old Courthouse Road and Creek Crossing Road •Repaved Old Courthouse Road •Identified funding for additional improvements Department of Transportation 8
  • 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Creek Crossing Road FCDOT’s Recommended Priorities for Enhancements 1. Improving the alignment and widening the pedestrian facility on the east side of Creek Crossing Road to provide a consistent width pedestrian facility that would meet current ADA requirements o This improvement will also address  item 2 – asphalt trail in disrepair at #1729  item 5 – trail not being passable for bicycles  item 9 – sidewalk grade and alignment  item 48 – condition of trail alignment  item 49 – sidewalk grade issue at #1741 Department of Transportation 9
  • 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Creek Crossing Road FCDOT’s Recommended Priorities for Enhancements 2. Construct a sidewalk on the west side of Creek Crossing Road between Fairway Drive and the Town Limits of Vienna o This improvement will also address  item 45 – Installation of a handrail at Wolf Trap Creek Other improvements will be considered in the future Department of Transportation 10
  • 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia Creek Crossing Road Traffic Calming Efforts 1. Community Task Force has been established 2. Concept Plan in association with the Community Task Force has been developed which includes • 8 ft. wide parking lanes, both sides where they can be accommodated • Four (4) Speed Humps Department of Transportation 11
  • 12. County of Fairfax, Virginia Creek Crossing Road Traffic Calming Efforts 3. Next Steps • Community Task Force determines if the plan should be presented to the entire community • Affected Residents Concurrence • Community Vote • Board of Supervisors Approval (per support via Community Vote) • Device Installation Department of Transportation 12
  • 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Old Courthouse Road FCDOT’s Recommended Priorities for Enhancements 1. Improving the alignment and widening the pedestrian facility on the north side of Old Courthouse Road between Freedom Hill Park and Westbriar Court to provide a consistent width pedestrian facility that would meet current ADA requirements o This improvement will also address  item 77 - walkway or trail on the south side along Freedom Hill Park  item 84 - Pedestrian access and drainage issues at the intersection of Westbriar Court Department of Transportation 13
  • 14. County of Fairfax, Virginia Old Courthouse Road FCDOT’s Recommended Priorities for Enhancements 2. Construct a sidewalk along the north side of Old Courthouse Road Between County Club Drive and Drewlaine Drive o This improvement will also address  items 65 and 94 – Missing sidewalk in front of #8830  item 98 - Missing sidewalk near Tysons Crest Lane Other improvements will be considered in the future Department of Transportation 14
  • 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Old Courthouse Road Traffic Calming Efforts 1. Community Task Force has been established 2. Concept Plan in association with the Community Task Force has been developed which includes • Four (4) Speed Tables Department of Transportation 15
  • 16. County of Fairfax, Virginia Old Courthouse Road Traffic Calming Efforts 3. Community has been briefed via a community meeting on the conceptual plan 4. Next Steps • Task Force needs to send out ballots for the Community Vote • Board of Supervisors Approval (per support via of Community Vote) • Device Installation Department of Transportation 16
  • 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia Next Steps (Improvements) •Community feedback on proposals •Board approval of funding (consideration scheduled for January 28, 2014) •Design •Right of Way •Construction Department of Transportation 17
  • 18. County of Fairfax, Virginia Next Steps (Route 432) •Implement with opening of Metrorail - Spring 2014 •Service Evaluation o Three to Six months after opening • Recommendations for adjustments - Fall 2014 if warranted Department of Transportation 18
  • 19. County of Fairfax, Virginia Ground Rules for Feedback  Each speaker -- 2 minute time limit  Focus on Staff recommendations for infrastructure improvements  Suggestions for additional high priorities that should be considered  Please be respectful of others Department of Transportation 19