Construction began in Spring 2022 and is expected to be substantially completed in early winter 2023.
What to Expect
The construction area will be fenced with orange snow fence, metal tree protection fence and/or silt control fencing. Inside the construction area will be closed to residents. Staff and contractors will wear high-visibility clothing, and proper safety gear. Once construction begins, access and deliveries will enter the site from one of the proposed access points at Roberts Road and/or Gainsborough Dr. The typical work week is Monday through Friday starting after 7 a.m. Note that at some periods during construction, work may occur on weekends. Construction activities on weekends will begin after 9 a.m. These start times are in accordance with the Fairfax County Noise Ordinance.
Project Cost and Funding Source
Construction of the Rabbit Branch Tributary at Collingham Drive is estimated at $2,797,000. .
Presentations to the Community
Rabbit Branch at Collingham Drive Stream Restoration - March 28, 2022
Rabbit Branch at Collingham Drive Stream Restoration Information Meeting - July 16, 2019
The goal of the stream restoration is to build an ecologically sound restoration that balances water quality benefits with riparian function and park user experience.
For more information please email Project Manager Matthew Shepherd, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Stormwater Planning Division, or call 703-324-5685, TTY 711.