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Fairfax County Parkway and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Corridor Study

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Fairfax County Parkway and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Corridor Study

  1. 1. Fairfax County Parkway and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Corridor Study Board Transportation Committee Meeting 5/24/2016 Leonard Wolfenstein - Fairfax County Department of Transportation Abraham Lerner – Virginia Department of Transportation 1
  2. 2. Project Background • Short-Term and Long-Term Efforts • Combined VDOT and County Studies • VDOT = lead for short term study • County = lead for long-term study 2
  3. 3. • Assess existing conditions • Identify multimodal short-term improvements • Builds upon recent study between I-95 and Richmond Highway Project Purpose (Short-Term) 3
  4. 4. • Collect Data • Identify transportation issues ( such as safety hot spots, congested segments) • Assess existing multimodal transportation conditions • Develop recommendations for short-term improvements • Collect public input • Coordinate with Long Range Planning Study Project Scope (Short-Term Study) 4
  5. 5. 3 meetings: 1. June 8 – Hayfield Secondary School 2. June 9 – Oak Hill Elementary School 3. June 13 – Sangster Elementary School • 6:30-8:30 PM • Identical meetings to cover large geographic area Upcoming Public Meetings 5 1 2 3
  6. 6. • Open House (6:30 pm) Boards: • Project Background for both Studies • Transportation Plan Map • Study Area Map • Ongoing Design and Construction projects on the Parkway • Speed Maps • Level of Service Maps • Safety Hot Spots • Preliminary Recommendations Public Meetings: Open House 6
  7. 7. • Presentation (7:00 pm): • Corridor History and Background • Existing Conditions Overview • Identified Transportation Issues • Ongoing Projects and Short-Term Improvements • Long Range Planning Effort • Prioritization of improvements (interchanges, widenings, etc.) • Next Steps • Public Involvement • Questions/Comments Public Meetings: Presentation 7
  8. 8. • Spot traffic operational intersection improvements • Sidewalks, paths, and bus stop pads • Safety enhancements • Signage and pavement marking improvements • Dynamic message signs to provide traveler information • Signal timings • ADA upgrades General Short-Term Improvements Identified 8
  9. 9. • Complete existing conditions analysis • Compile comments and feedback • Update transportation issues list • Expand/refine short-term improvements based on comments and feedback • Second series of Public Meetings • Develop cost estimates • Select projects for implementation • Coordinate with Long Range Planning Study Project Next Steps 9
  10. 10. • Analysis of 2040 conditions • Review existing Comprehensive Plan recommendations • New Interchanges • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes • Testing of 3 future alternatives • Prioritization of Future Improvements • Cost Estimation • Comprehensive Plan Update – if necessary • Selection of projects for implementation • Ongoing Public Outreach Long Range Planning Study 18 – 24 Months 10
  11. 11. Fairfax County Leonard Wolfenstein leonard.wolfenstein@fairfaxcounty.gov VDOT Abi Lerner abraham.lerner@vdot.virginia.gov Project Contacts 11

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