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Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration

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The Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration project was substantially completed on August 27, 2018. The primary goals of this project were to address public safety concerns, stabilize an eroded channel by using natural stream design techniques, promote the growth of native vegetation and improve water quality. The natural channel design techniques used, such as a reinforced bed mix riffle sections and step pools, reduce the flow velocity, provide stability, and enhance water quality along the streams leading to the Chesapeake Bay. The disturbed areas of the site were restored with native shrubs, plants and trees.

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Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration

  1. 1. A Fairfax County, VA, publication Department of Public Works and Environmental Services Working for You! Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Project Number: SD-000031-043 District: Dranesville November 8, 2018
  2. 2. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Completed Project 2
  3. 3. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Project Details Description: The Dead Run Outfall Restoration Project was substantially completed on August 27, 2018. The project consisted of the restoration of 60 linear feet of eroded channel. The goals of the project were to address public safety concerns, stabilize an eroded channel by using natural channel design techniques, and promote the growth of native vegetation. Project Overview:  Restore the outfall channel with imbricated stone step pools and reinforced bed mix riffle sections  Stabilize channel banks using coir matting and native vegetation  Revegetate disturbed areas with native plants, trees, and shrubs to promote reforestation Project Team:  Project Manager: Jack Meritt, PE, Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division (MSMD), Stormwater  Construction: MSMD Heavy Construction Crew led by Brien Shreve  E&SC Inspections: Tom Cameron, MSMD  Revegetation Contractor: GroundFX, Inc. 3
  4. 4. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Project Location: Tax Map 021-4, Dranesville District 4
  5. 5. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Pre-Construction Condition 5
  6. 6. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Construction Photos 6
  7. 7. Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division Before and After 7
  8. 8. Additional Information For additional information, please contact www.fairfaxcounty.gov/publicworks Dead Run Drive Outfall Restoration Stormwater/Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division 8 Irene Haske - Public Information Officer 703-324-5821, TTY 711 Irene.Haske@fairfaxcounty.gov

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