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Dulles Rail Project Presentation


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Dulles Rail Project Presentation

  1. 1. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Richard Stevens Fairfax County Department of Transportation Northern Virginia Association of Realtors NVAR September 1, 2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>Purpose of the Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Cost and Funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Impacts and Benefits </li></ul></ul>Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
  3. 3. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>23-mile new Metrorail line branching off the Orange Line after East Falls Church </li></ul><ul><li>11 new stations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 in Phase 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 in Phase 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 1: East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2: Wiehle Avenue through Dulles International Airport to Ashburn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seamless integration with current 106-mile Metrorail system </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
  5. 5. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>The corridor is composed of four major centers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tysons Corner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>37 million sf of office, commercial and retail space </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd only to Washington DC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Major revitalization currently being planned </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reston </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planned Community of 60,000 residents and 50,000 jobs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dulles Airport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>About 25 million annual enplanements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Projected to double by 2025 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$4 billion of improvements nearing completion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loudoun County </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One of the fastest growing counties in the nation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population and employment expected to double in next 10 years </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Recommended a Vision for Tysons </li></ul><ul><li>Corner to the Board of Supervisors in </li></ul><ul><li>September 2008, under review by the </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Commission: </li></ul><ul><li>- Increasing current development to as much as 150 million sf </li></ul><ul><li>Higher densities near rail stations and within transportation corridors </li></ul><ul><li>Altering the mix of uses to expand residential and public facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Examination of transportation system </li></ul><ul><li>beyond rail to accommodate future </li></ul><ul><li>growth </li></ul><ul><li>“ Grid of Streets’‘ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Complete’ Streets with pedestrian-friendly streetscapes </li></ul><ul><li>Bus circulation service </li></ul>Tysons Transportation and Land Use Committee
  7. 7. Phase 1 Metrorail Station Locations & Potential Development
  8. 9. Tysons East Station
  9. 10. Potential Development at Tysons East Station
  10. 11. Tysons Central 123 Station
  11. 12. Potential Development at Tysons Central 123 Station
  12. 13. Tysons Central 7 Station
  13. 14. Potential Development at Tysons Central Station
  14. 15. Tysons West Station
  15. 16. Potential Development at Tysons West Station
  16. 17. Wiehle Avenue Station
  17. 18. Planned Development at Wiehle Avenue Station <ul><li>County owned 9 acre site </li></ul><ul><li>PPEA solicitation to construct parking facilities and air rights development </li></ul><ul><li>Ground lease and development agreement negotiated with Comstock Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 1 million sf of commercial, supportive retail, hotel and residential </li></ul><ul><li>Station facilities in place when rail opens; air rights development in phases from 2014 to 2022 </li></ul><ul><li>Annual rental and lease payments to County for 99 years </li></ul>
  18. 19. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Key Milestones – Phase 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jan ’08: Utility relocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May ’08: Initiate final design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mar ’09: FFGA, begin construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jul ’13: Substantial completion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sep ’13: Pre-revenue service and acceptance testing & inspections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dec ’13: Passenger service </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Phase 1 Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Utility Work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tunnel Preparation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orange Line Tie-in </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Later this year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clearing & grubbing along DCR and DIAAH </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aerial construction along DCR and Rte 123 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coming Soon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rte 7 reconstruction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aerial construction Rte 7 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Station & guideway construction </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Phase 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project continuation from Wiehle Ave thru Dulles International Airport and into Loudoun County </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three stations in Fairfax County: Reston Parkway, Herndon-Monroe, Rte 28 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key milestones: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary Engineering: late 2009 thru mid 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection of design/build contractor: late 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction: 2011 – 2016 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Substantial completion: mid to late 2016 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passenger service: late 2016 – early 2017 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Reston Parkway Station </li></ul>West of the intersection of the DIAAH/DTR and Reston Parkway <ul><li>- At Grade in the median of the DIAAH </li></ul><ul><li>- Station entry on both sides of Dulles Toll Road with </li></ul><ul><li>pedestrian bridge crossing DTR and DIAAH </li></ul><ul><li>Bus bays and kiss& ride lots </li></ul><ul><li>Walking distance to Reston Town Center </li></ul>
  22. 23. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Herndon-Monroe Station </li></ul>At the intersection of the DIAAH/DTR and existing Herndon-Monroe Street parking garage - Station entry from both sides of the DTR/DIAAH - Pedestrian bridges crossing DTR/DIAAH - Bus bays, kiss & ride, and parking on from Sunrise Valley Dr. (south side) - Parking expansion for up to 3,500 cars
  23. 24. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Route 28 Station </li></ul>East of the intersection of the DIAAH/DTR and Route 28 <ul><li>- Station entry from both sides of DIAAH/DTR </li></ul><ul><li>- Pedestrian bridges crossing DIAAH/DTR </li></ul><ul><li>- Bus bays and kiss & ride (both entrances) </li></ul><ul><li>- Parking for 2,000 cars (south side) </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Innovative Technology </li></ul><ul><li>- Landowners on both sides proposing TOD </li></ul><ul><li>developments that incorporate station facilities </li></ul>
  24. 25. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Project Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase I Construction Cost - $2.64 b </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase II Construction Cost - $2.6 b (preliminary estimate) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Project Funding Shares </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FTA Federal Funding – 18% (assumes no federal funding for phase 2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fairfax County – 16.1% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loudoun County – 4.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MWAA – 4.1% (internally generated revenue) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dulles Toll Road Revenue – 57% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source of Fairfax County Funding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 1 Special Transportation Tax District - $400 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phase 2 Special Transportation Tax District being pursued with landowners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other funding as may be necessary </li></ul></ul>
  25. 26. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Project Impacts and Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rail construction a boost to region’s economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2009 impacts: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1,100 jobs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$500 million economic impact </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Total economic impact approaching $10 billion over 10 years of design and construction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction jobs filled primarily from local labor market </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhances regional mobility and accessibility to and within Tysons Corner and the Dulles corridor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>50% capacity increase in the person carrying capacity of the Dulles Corridor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60,000 daily rail person trips for Phase 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100,000 daily rail person trips Phase 1 and Phase 2 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 27. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project <ul><li>Project Impacts and Benefits (continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows Tysons Corner to achieve its full economic potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creates development opportunities at all stations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows Tysons Corner to achieve an employment market base of 200,00 jobs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides Tysons Corner to attract a resident population of 80,000 people </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces the region’s reliance on the automobile as the single mode of access Tysons Corner and the Dulles Corridor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creates a sustainable tax base of 3x current values </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves the region’s quality of life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improves air quality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces cost of travel and travel time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a Metrorail connection to Dulles International Airport from all points in the region </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
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