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Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Trail Public Information Meeting: March 14, 2018

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Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Trail Public Information Meeting: March 14, 2018

  1. 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia Public Information Meeting Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Trail Mount Vernon High School March 14, 2018 Department of Transportation
  2. 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia List of Staff Members • Presenters – Chris Wells, Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Manager, FCDOT’s Capital Projects Section – Regina Herr, Project Manager, WRA • Supporting Staff – Ryan Knight, Transportation Planner III, FCDOT’s Capital Projects Section – Scott Ruffner, Engineer IV, FCDOT’s Transportation Design Division – Chris Barksdale, Engineer III, FCDOT’s Transportation Design Division – Mark VanZandt, Section Chief, FCDOT’s Transportation Design Division – Nicholas DeSantis, Task Manager, WRA Department of Transportation 2
  3. 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Meeting Agenda • Project Purpose and Description • Existing Condition • Conceptual Design – Trail Design – Bridge Design • Potential Impacts • Next Steps • Questions/ Discussion Department of Transportation 3
  4. 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Purpose and Description • Complete missing segments of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail between Richmond Highway (US Route 1) and Southwood Drive for a length of approximately two miles. • Funding Information: Approximately $6.5 million with local funds. • The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a designated National Scenic Trail corridor spanning parts of the Mid-Atlantic and upper Southeastern regions of the United States that connects various trails and historic site. Department of Transportation 4
  5. 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail Department of Transportation 5 Source: Prince William Conservation Alliance website http://www.pwconserve.org/issues/trails/potomacheritage/index.html
  6. 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Existing Conditions Department of Transportation 6 • From the Mount Vernon Estate to Old Mill Road, trail is on the north side. • From Old Mill Road to Southwood drive, trail is on the south side. • Trail Continues along Grist Mill Park from Peartree Landing to entrance of park. • Trail Continues from George Washington’s Grist Mill House to Alternative Paths Training School entrance. • Trail crosses to the south side of Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy at Route 1.
  7. 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 7 • The conceptual design displayed or presented are not final design plans. Design features relating to construction or to regulation and control of traffic may be subject to change as deemed necessary during the detailed design phase. • Additional easements for utility relocations or any other impacts may be required beyond the proposed limits of disturbance shown on these plans. • Throughout the conceptual design, varying stormwater management methods are proposed to mitigate project’s impact. Shoulder and Ditch
  8. 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design (Typical Cross-Section) Department of Transportation 8
  9. 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 9 From Route 1 to the Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy Dogue Creek Bridge
  10. 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Pedestrian Bridge Design Concept • Proposed bridge approx. 185’ in length and 14’ trail width • Pier locations and retaining wall length to be determined during design Department of Transportation 10 • Aesthetic treatments to match character of area • George Washington’s Grist Mill within trail view shed • Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis required
  11. 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 11 Coordination with FHWA, the USCoordination with FHWA, the US Army, and VDOT is required forArmy, and VDOT is required for potential intersection improvementpotential intersection improvement at Fort Belvoir’s Walker Gateat Fort Belvoir’s Walker Gate entranceentrance From the Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy Bridge to Fort Belvoir’s Walker Gate entrance
  12. 12. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 12 From just east of the Fort Belvoir’s Walker Gate entrance to Frontage Rd
  13. 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 13 From Patton Blvd to Old Mill Road
  14. 14. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design (Typical Cross-Section) Department of Transportation 14
  15. 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 15 From Old Mill Road to the Grist Mill Park Entrance
  16. 16. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 16 Existing Trail, from Grist Mill Park entrance to just east of Forest Haven Drive
  17. 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design (Typical Cross-Section) Department of Transportation 17
  18. 18. County of Fairfax, Virginia Conceptual Design Department of Transportation 18 Connect from existing trail ending at Peartree landing to existing trail across from Southwood Drive
  19. 19. County of Fairfax, Virginia Potential Impacts • Although, the goal remains to preserve scenic aesthetics and minimize disturbance, the following may be potential impacts as further design progresses: – Tree and other vegetation removal – Varying stormwater and drainage management methods (Both Curb and Gutter and a Ditch considered) – Impacts to adjacent or nearby properties due to trail alignment or stormwater basin locations – Further Coordination with Fort Belvoir’s intersection improvement project Department of Transportation 19
  20. 20. County of Fairfax, Virginia Next Steps • Comments, Feedback, Suggestions for this phase of the project will be accepted through April 8, 2018. • Please share additional Comments at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/transportation/walk/projects/mount-vernon-m • FCDOT will submit conceptual design plans to our Transportation Design Division (TDD) for further design and environmental review with WRA. • Once more detailed design available, FCDOT TDD will schedule follow-up public information meeting. Department of Transportation 20
  21. 21. County of Fairfax, Virginia QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, OR SUGGESTIONS? Department of Transportation 21

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