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County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
Proposed Bicycle Facilities
VDOT Summer 2015 Repaving
Springfield...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Department of Transportation
2
Overview
• Why are we here?
• What are we asking today?
• What ...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Why are we here?
• VDOT Summer repaving includes several roads in Springfield
District. Opport...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
What are we asking today?
• Your input and feedback
– Support, questions, concerns, ideas
Depa...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Project List
• Burke Road
– Burke Lake Road to Rolling Road
• Shiplett Boulevard
– Burke Lake ...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Bicycle Master Plan
Department of Transportation
6
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Lane Diets
• A Lane Diet is generally described as narrowing travel
lanes from a roadway and u...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Burke Lake Road to Rolling Road
• Lane diet
– Existing: 68’ curb to curb
– One lane...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Department of Transportation
• Optional sharrows from
Burke Lake Drive to
Meadow Br...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Department of Transportation
• Project # 23: Spot Improvement
• Fix the sharp curve...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Burke Road
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Liberty Bell Trail
Department of Transportation
• Fairfax County Park Authority Project
• Conn...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Liberty Bell Trail
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Shiplett Blvd
Burke Lake Road to Old Keene Mill Road
•Lane diet
•Reallocate space with minimal...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Shiplett Blvd
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Shiplett Blvd
Department of Transportation
*
*Only one front facing property in
northbound dir...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Shiplett Blvd
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Shiplett Blvd
Department of Transportation
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Where are we in the Process?
• Conceptual design underway
• Not proposing to remove travel lan...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
What are the next steps?
• Gather community input tonight and over
next two weeks
– Comment Pe...
County of Fairfax, Virginia
Thank You
Questions/Comments?
adam.lind@fairfaxcounty.gov
Department of Transportation
23
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Proposed Bicycle Facilities-VDOT Summer 2015 Repaving-Springfield District

  1. 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Proposed Bicycle Facilities VDOT Summer 2015 Repaving Springfield District February 26, 2015
  2. 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation 2 Overview • Why are we here? • What are we asking today? • What projects are being proposed? • Where are we in the process? • What are the next steps?
  3. 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Why are we here? • VDOT Summer repaving includes several roads in Springfield District. Opportunity to review pavement markings and street design. Project limited to restriping existing pavement. • Opportunity to add bike facilities, connect neighborhoods to transit stations, and improve pedestrian safety • Low to no cost for the County Department of Transportation 3
  4. 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia What are we asking today? • Your input and feedback – Support, questions, concerns, ideas Department of Transportation 4 Photo Credit: sundaystreetssf.com
  5. 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Project List • Burke Road – Burke Lake Road to Rolling Road • Shiplett Boulevard – Burke Lake Road to Old Keene Mill Road Department of Transportation 5
  6. 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Bicycle Master Plan Department of Transportation 6
  7. 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Lane Diets • A Lane Diet is generally described as narrowing travel lanes from a roadway and utilizing the space for other uses and travel modes. Does not involve reducing the number of travel lanes. • Benefits – Providing transportation alternatives and options – Increasing safety for non-motorized users – Reduce speeding Department of Transportation 7
  8. 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Burke Lake Road to Rolling Road • Lane diet – Existing: 68’ curb to curb – One lane in each direction and a center turn lane – On street parking heavily used on both sides of street • Reallocate space without removing parking • Proposal includes buffered bike lane Department of Transportation
  9. 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Department of Transportation
  10. 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Department of Transportation • Optional sharrows from Burke Lake Drive to Meadow Brook Drive • Bike lane from Meadow Brook Drive to VRE Station • Optional sharrows from VRE Station to Rolling Road • Add bicycle wayfinding signage • Trail currently exists from Ridge Ford Drive to Rolling Road
  11. 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Department of Transportation
  12. 12. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Department of Transportation • Project # 23: Spot Improvement • Fix the sharp curve on Burke Road to improve safety. • Raise profile and provide new stream crossing. • Modify Heritage Square Drive alignment, and provide adequate sight distance. • Provide 5' concrete sidewalk on one side, 10' trail on the other, and on-road bike lanes. • Project is currently in scoping phase. Design work to start Summer 2015.
  13. 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Burke Road Department of Transportation
  14. 14. County of Fairfax, Virginia Liberty Bell Trail Department of Transportation • Fairfax County Park Authority Project • Connects Burke Lake Road to Burke Road via Pohick Stream Valley Park • Connects additional neighborhoods to Rolling Road VRE Station • Design, NEPA documentation, and state and federal permits complete • Constructed expected Fall or Winter 2015
  15. 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Liberty Bell Trail Department of Transportation
  16. 16. County of Fairfax, Virginia Shiplett Blvd Burke Lake Road to Old Keene Mill Road •Lane diet •Reallocate space with minimal impacts to parking •Proposal includes combination of bicycle facilities Department of Transportation
  17. 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia Shiplett Blvd Department of Transportation
  18. 18. County of Fairfax, Virginia Shiplett Blvd Department of Transportation * *Only one front facing property in northbound direction. Parking not regularly used.
  19. 19. County of Fairfax, Virginia Shiplett Blvd Department of Transportation
  20. 20. County of Fairfax, Virginia Shiplett Blvd Department of Transportation
  21. 21. County of Fairfax, Virginia Where are we in the Process? • Conceptual design underway • Not proposing to remove travel lanes, so no negative impact to vehicle traffic Department of Transportation 21
  22. 22. County of Fairfax, Virginia What are the next steps? • Gather community input tonight and over next two weeks – Comment Period: Open until March 13th • Redesign plans as necessary • Design completion: April 2015 • Projects go to construction Summer 2015 Department of Transportation 22
  23. 23. County of Fairfax, Virginia Thank You Questions/Comments? adam.lind@fairfaxcounty.gov Department of Transportation 23

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