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Burke Road Realignment Project

Project News and Updates

(Updated February 2024) Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has identified proposed land rights associated with the Burke Road Realignment Project, including proposed right-of-way, permanent easements and temporary construction easements. Acquisition of the land rights necessary for construction of the project is underway, with completion anticipated by June 2024.

Upon completion of the land acquisition phase, utility relocation will begin. Both underground and overhead facilities, including Dominion Virginia Power, Verizon and Cox Communications lines, Fairfax Water and Washington Gas will be relocated. The utility relocation phase is anticipated to be completed by summer 2025.

Upon completion of the utility relocation phase, the project will be advanced to the construction phase, which is currently anticipated to begin in summer 2025.

Burke Road Realignment Plans:

Public Meeting Information

Public meeting held June 18; Comments closed July 6, 2018

Supervisor Pat Herrity and the Fairfax County Department of Transportation held a public information meeting on Burke Road realignment project, the VRE Rolling Road parking lot expansion and the Burke Road speeding study. The presentation can be viewed online via the link below.

Comments were due by close of business, July 6, 2018.

Previously, a public meeting regarding the Burke Road Realignment Project was held on June 1, 2017. Local residents were invited to submit comments on the following project plans:

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Project Background

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The proposed improvements will realign Burke Road, and raise the roadway to help improve safety and minimize roadway flooding. The project includes roadway reconstruction, new pedestrian and bicycle connections and replacing the existing drainage pipe to improve water flow below the road. The total project length is approximately 2,200 feet along Burke Road from Parakeet Drive to Peregrine Drive.

The $8.5 million budget for the project will come from the Six Year Transportation Project Priorities

Project Schedule

  • Land Acquisition Completion – June 2024
  • Design Completion – Fall 2024
  • Utility Relocation Completion – Spring 2025
  • Begin Construction – Summer 2025
  • Complete Construction – Fall 2026

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