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Jones Branch Connector "Pardon Our Dust" meeting

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VDOT Northern Virginia held a pardon our dust meeting on May 18, 2017 for the Jones Branch Connector project in Tysons.

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Jones Branch Connector "Pardon Our Dust" meeting

  1. 1. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Pardon Our Dust Meeting May 18, 2017 at 7 p.m.
  2. 2. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Tonight's Objective • Introduction of the Construction Team • Present Project Scope of Work • Construction Elements ‒ Sequence of Construction • Answer your Questions 2
  3. 3. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Team • Virginia Department of Transportation • Fairfax County • Contractor: Archer Western Construction 3 Archer Western Construction
  4. 4. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Construction Team Contact Information VDOT Construction Management contact information: • Chan B. Basnayake, PE, PMP, CCM – Area Construction Engineer (703) 259-2947 chan.basnayake@vdot.virginia.gov • Dinesh P. Singh, PE, CCM – Construction Manager (703) 259- 2216 dinesh.singh@vdot.virginia.gov • Tim Diliscia, CCM – Construction Manager (540) 247-9953 tim.diliscia@vdot.virginia.gov 4 Project updates will be posted on VDOT’s website at: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/northernvirginia/jones_branch_connector.asp
  5. 5. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Construction Team Contact Information VDOT Construction Management contact information: • Abdul Razak – Project Inspector (571) 722-2201 abdul.razak@vdot.virginia.gov • Yan Li – Project Records Manager (614) 806-5636 yan.li@vdot.virginia.gov • VDOT Field Office location (open during normal business hours): 7925 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 2250, Tysons, VA 22102 Phone: (703) 866-8183 and (703) 866-8184 5 Project updates will be posted on VDOT’s website at: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/northernvirginia/jones_branch_connector.asp
  6. 6. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Construction Team Contact Information Contractor: Archer Western Construction • Pedro F. Doldan – Sr. Project Manager (301) 357-1464 pdoldan@walshgroup.com • Matthew Phillips – Assistant Project Manager (804) 400-4264 mphillips@walshgroup.com • Anthony Tundo – Assistant Project Manager (703) 200-8826 atundo@walshgroup.com • Andy Douglas – Area Manager (703) 863-0365 adouglas@walshgroup.com • Kenny Rafter – Office Engineer (571) 288-6399 krafter@walshgroup.com 6
  7. 7. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Location 7
  8. 8. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Highlights 8
  9. 9. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Information (Cont.) • About the Project: ‒ This project, in cooperation with Fairfax County, will provide an important new link to Route 123 over the Capital Beltway (I-495) for commuters and visitors to Tysons. The link will improve local traffic and access for drivers, as well as provide a vital option for area bicyclists and pedestrians. 9
  10. 10. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Information (Cont.) • The half-mile project includes new roadway from the interchange of the I-495 Express Lanes and Jones Branch Drive to Scotts Crossing Road. Improvements will also be made along the access road from Jones Branch Drive to the Express Lanes, as well as along Scotts Crossing Road. 10
  11. 11. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Information (Cont.) • Project features include: ‒ Two travel lanes and on-street bike lanes in each direction ‒ Three bridges over the I-495 Express and general- purpose lanes ‒ Eight- to 12-foot-wide lighted sidewalks, landscaping and other streetscape amenities ‒ A wide, raised median to accommodate future transit 11
  12. 12. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Information (Cont.) • By providing an alternate route across the Beltway and linking the Tysons East and Central areas, the Connector is expected to relieve traffic along Route 123, at the I-495 interchange, and at other congested intersections. The road is expected to carry more than 32,000 vehicles per day by 2040. • The project is being completed through a combination of federal, state and county funds. It is Fairfax County led design and development, while VDOT is administering construction. 12
  13. 13. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Project Timeline • Contract Executed: December 28, 2016 • Notice to Proceed Date: January 27, 2017 • Start of Construction: February 6, 2017 • Interim Milestone: December 12, 2018 ‒ Open at least one lane of traffic in each direction for full length. • Substantial Completion: October 10, 2019 • Final Completion: November 19, 2019 • Contract Value: $39,693,825.36 13
  14. 14. Jones Branch Connector over I-49514
  15. 15. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I Through April 2018 15
  16. 16. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I Through April 2018 1. Retain traffic on existing Capital Beltway express ramps JBNEW, JBEWN, JBSEW and JBWES. 2. Remove raised concrete median and retain traffic on existing Scotts Crossing Road. 3. Remove existing retaining wall and rough grade eastbound side of Route 8102 (approximately, Sta. 18+25 to Sta. 23+50). Construct new MSE retaining wall. 16
  17. 17. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I Through April 2018 4. Excavate and construct abutment A and abutment B of B628 including RW003, RW004 and RW004A. RW001, excavate and rough grade for abutment A of B627. 5. Excavate and construct abutment A, abutment B, piers 1 and pier 2 of B629 including RW005, RW005A and RW005B. 6. Remove existing soundwall and construct SW011 and associated grading including channel. 17
  18. 18. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I (Cont.) Through April 2018 7. Construct portion of MSE retaining wall RW006 from approximately Sta. 34+50 to 37+00. 8. Fill area behind MSE wall and construct portion of roadway, sidewalk and median to the right of the JBCON baseline from Sta. 34+00 RT to Sta. 37+50. 9. Construct new entrance to Gates of Mclean (Spring Gate Drive) while maintaining traffic through the existing entrance. Mill, wedge and overlay parking along baseline GMCL-C. Construct retaining wall RW010. 18
  19. 19. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I (Cont.) Through April 2018 10.Construct MSE retaining wall RW007. 11.Fill area behind RW007, slope at 2:1 max slope to existing grade and construct portion of roadway, sidewalk and median from approximately Sta. 37+75 RT to Sta. 44+25 RT. 12.Construct tie-in to Old Springhouse Road. 19
  20. 20. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE I (Cont.) Through April 2018 13.Construct pavement widening, sidewalk and curb gutter from approximately Sta. 44+25 to Sta. 47+00 along the right side of JBCON. Construct RW009. 14.Maintain traffic on existing portion of Route 8102. Maintain access to Spring Gate Drive, Old Springhouse Road and the Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride at all times. Maintain existing pedestrian access at all times unless otherwise noted on the plans. 20
  21. 21. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II September 2017 – October 2018 21
  22. 22. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II September 2017 – October 2018 1. Retain traffic on existing Capital Beltway express ramps JBNEW, JBEWN, JBSEW, JBWES, JBSEW and JBWES. 2. Excavate and construct eastbound portion of abutment A, abutment B and eastbound portion pier 1 of B627. 3. Set girders, place rebar and pour deck for the eastbound portion of B628. 4. Set girders, place rebar and pour deck of B629. 22
  23. 23. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II September 2017 – October 2018 5. Construct remaining portion of MSE retaining wall RW006 from approximate Sta. 34+00 LT to Sta. 37+00 it while maintaining traffic in both directions to and from the rear entrance of the Gates of Mclean (Spring Gate Drive). 6. Fill and grade behind MSE wall RW006 and construct remaining portion of roadway from approximate Sta. 34+00 LT to Sta. 37+75 LT. 23
  24. 24. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II (Cont.) September 2017 – October 2018 7. Construct remaining portion of new entrance to Gates of Mclean (Spring Gate Drive) while maintaining traffic through the new entrance. Construct new parking area along baseline GMCL-A. Mill, wedge and overlay existing portion of Spring Gate Drive and construct new parking along Spring Gate Drive. 8. Construct RW008. the proposed Dominion Virginia Power conduit must be active from MH-6 to the existing manhole at JBCON Sta. 45+25 prior to the construction of RW008. 24
  25. 25. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II (Cont.) September 2017 – October 2018 9. Construct remaining portion of roadway, sidewalk, and curb gutter along Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 37+75 LT to Sta. 44+25 LT. 10.Construct pavement widening, sidewalk, curb gutter and permanent concrete median along SR 8102 from approximately Sta. 44+25 LT to Sta. 47+00 LT. 11.Mill, wedge and overlay Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 44+25 to Sta. 47+18. 25
  26. 26. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE II (Cont.) September 2017 – October 2018 12.Mill, wedge and overlay the Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride driveway. 13.Maintain traffic on new eastbound portion of Route 8102. Maintain access to Spring Gate Drive, Old Springhouse Road and the Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride at all times. Maintain existing pedestrian access at all times, unless otherwise noted on the plans. 14.Maintain existing pedestrian access to sidewalk from Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride pay station at all times. Pedestrians must be able to cross Scotts Crossing Road from the Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride. 26
  27. 27. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE III October 2018 – December 2018 27
  28. 28. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE III October 2018 – December 2018 NOTE: Items 1, 2, 3 and 4, as listed below, may be performed at any time during Phases I or II. 1. Retain traffic on existing Capital Beltway express ramps JBNEW, JBEWN, JBSEW and JEBWES. 2. Set beams and rebar and pour deck for the eastbound portion of B627. 3. Construct MSE wall RW002 from approximately Sta. 25+50 RT to 26+75 RT. 28
  29. 29. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE III October 2018 – December 2018 NOTE: Items 1, 2, 3 and 4, as listed below, may be performed at any time during Phases I or II. 4. Fill in behind MSE wall and construct portion of roadway, sidewalk and curb gutter along Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 25+50 RT to 27+00 RT. 5. Install concrete median island on Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 43+50 to Sta. 46+90. 6. Install concrete median island in the center of the Scotts Run Metro Park & Ride driveway. 29
  30. 30. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE IV April 2018 – December 2018 30
  31. 31. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE IV April 2018 – December 2018 1. Retain traffic on existing Capital Beltway express ramps JBNEW, JBEWN, JBSEW and JBWES. 2. Open the eastern portion of Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 29+75 to Sta. 47+00. The ITS system, permanent traffic signals and final signage must be installed and active before this portion of SR 8102 can become active. Coordinate with Capital Beltway Express for “burn-in” period on the ITS system. 3. Demolish existing abutment A and install pier for westbound portion of B627. 31
  32. 32. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE IV April 2018 – December 2018 4. Construct westbound portion of new abutment A for B627. 5. Set beams and rebar and pour deck for the westbound portion of B627. 6. Demolish existing barrier along existing portions (westbound) of B627 and B628. 32
  33. 33. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE IV (Cont.) April 2018 – December 2018 6. Construct MSE retaining wall RW004A and abutment extension of B628 near ramp JBNEW. 7. Install new parapet, fence, sidewalk and corresponding deck extensions along westbound side of B627 and B628. Construct sidewalk, barrier and fence along westbound SR 8102 between B627 and B628 from approximately Sta. 25+00 to Sta. 27+50. 33
  34. 34. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE V November 2018 – Project Completion 34
  35. 35. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE V November 2018 – Project Completion 1. Mill and overlay SR 8102 from approximately Sta. 18+25 to Sta. 22+25 and from Sta. 25+00 to Sta. 27+25. 2. Remove existing pavement and construct curb and grass median in the center of Route 8102 from approximately Sta. 18+50 to Sta. 22+48 and from Sta. 25+25 to Sta. 27+25. 3. Construct concrete median island on bridges B627, B628 and B629. 35
  36. 36. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE V November 2018 – Project Completion 4. Mill and overlay portions of Capital Beltway express ramps JBWES, JBSEW, JBNEW and JBEWN. 5. Remove pavement from approximately Sta. 33+75 to Sta. 37+25 along RW006/SW012 and fill. Construct new sidewalk along the Gates of McLean fence in the same area. 6. Construct Capital One Service Road. Coordinate with contractor of adjacent project to determine if the portion of the road prior to this project's begin construction (18+80) will be completed by the end of this project. 36
  37. 37. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 MOT PHASE V November 2018 – Project Completion 7. Construct curb gutter, curb ramps and sidewalk along Spring Gate Drive from approximately Sta. 50+60 LT to 50+90 LT. 8. Construct curb ramps, associated sidewalk, and curb gutter on Colshire Drive from approximately Sta. 200+50 to Sta. 202+00. 9. Install and furnish final pavement markings (seasonally dependent). 10.Install/plant all final landscaping features (seasonally dependent). 37
  38. 38. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Lane Closure Restrictions 38 All closures in the 495 Express Lanes shall be coordinated with the Express Lanes Operations Center at least five (5) business days in advance using their “Authorization to Work” form (available from the Express Lanes Operations Center at 571-419-6046). Complete road closures on the 495 Express Lanes will only be permitted for 30 minutes or less in accordance with the following table.
  39. 39. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Lane Closure Restrictions 39 495 Express Lanes* Single Lane or Shoulder Closures Multiple-Lane Closures Complete Road Closure** Weekday 9:30 p.m.(Sunday to Thursday) to 4 a.m. (Monday to Friday) N/A 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Weekend 11 p.m. (Friday to Saturday) to 9 a.m. (Saturday to Sunday) N/A 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. * Includes Express Lane Ramps ** Complete road closure on Express Lanes limited to 30 minutes or less, and must start and end within the time period shown.
  40. 40. Jones Branch Connector over I-49540 Single-Lane Closures* or Shoulder Arterial Weekday Weekend Monday to Thursday Friday Friday to Saturday Saturday to Sunday Sunday to Monday Major Arterials** 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.10 p.m. to 5 a.m. All Other Roadways 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.9 p.m. to 5 a.m. *Single-lane closures only permitted for multiple-lane roadways. **Major arterials defined as primary roads, high volume secondary roads, and all other routes that connect directly to interstates. Lane Closure Restrictions
  41. 41. Jones Branch Connector over I-49541 Multiple-Lane Closures Arterial Weekday Weekend Monday to Thursday Friday Friday to Saturday Saturday to Sunday Sunday to Monday Major Arterials** 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Not before 11 p.m. 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. All Other Roadways 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Not before 10 p.m. 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. **Major arterials defined as primary roads, high volume secondary roads, and all other routes that connect directly to interstates. Lane Closure Restrictions
  42. 42. Jones Branch Connector over I-495 Question and Answer Session 42

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