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Reston Area Metrorail Station Access Improvement Projects

Reston area station access projects improve pedestrian, vehicle, and bicycle connections to and from the new Silver Line Metro stations. The majority of projects in the Reston area are area being constructed with Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) funding to improve Metro station access. The list of projects is, in part, the result of work undertaken by Reston Metrorail Access Group.  

Projects - Updated September 2022

In-Progress Projects

PROJECT IMPROVEMENTS  PROJECT STATUS SCHEDULED COMPLETION
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and W&OD Trail; pedestrian/bicyclist bridge  Construction April 2024
Sunrise Valley Drive/Edmund Halley Drive; install signalized crosswalks On-Hold TBD
Explorer Street/New Dominion Parkway; install signal at intersection with signazlied crosswalk  Bid Advertisement March 2023
Town Center Parkway/W&OD Trail; construct 10-foot shared-use-path from the existing sidewalk along Town Center Parkway to the existing W&OD Trail On-Hold TBD
Dulles Toll Road eastbound off-ramp/Fairfax County Parkway Trail; at grade crossing of trail at Dulles Toll Road on-ramp  Design TBD
Sunrise Valley Drive/Reston Association entrance; provide pedestrian crosswalk on east leg of intersection  On-Hold TBD
Metro Center Drive to Isaac Newton Square south; widen Isaac Newton Square west On-Hold TBD
Metro Center Drive entrance to Isaac Newton Square south; construct concrete sidewalk  On-Hold TBD
Bluemont Way sidewalk from Discovery Street pedestrian bridge walkway to Reston Parkway; construct shared-use-path along south side of Bluemont Way Design August 2023
New Dominion Parkway from Reston Parkway to Fairfax County Parkway; reconstruct New Dominion Parkway with off-road bike lanes, reduced median width, and reduced lane widths from FFX Parkway to Reston Parkway Design TBD
Town Center Parkway from Sunset Hills Road to Baron Cameron Avenue; construct off-road bike lanes by reducing median and lane widths Design  TBD
Sunrise Valley Drive from Reston Parkway to Fairfax County Parkway; narrow median between Reston Parkway and Fairfax County Parkway to provide off-road bike lanes in each direction from Glade Drive to Edmund Halley Drive Design TBD
Sunrise Valley Drive from Reston Parkway to Soapstone Drive; install separated bike lanes and a pedestrian facility on the north side of Sunrise Valley Drive  Design November 2025

 

Completed Projects

PROJECT IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT STATUS
Inersection of Wiehle Avenue and Dulles Toll Road westbound; add crosswalk on west leg Complete
Intersection of Sunset Hills Road and Town Center Parkway; add crosswalks on north and west legs Complete
Intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive and Mercator Drive (Included as part of Map ID #8); construct 5-foot concrete sidewalk on south side of Sunrise Valley Drive between Glade Drive and Reston Parkway Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Reston Station Boulevard; upgrade crosswalks on the west, north, and east legs of the intersection Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Reston Station Boulevard; add a second left turn lane for northbound traffic and provide a second inbound lane
 
Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Isaac Newton Square South; add signalized pedestrian crossings and median at Wiehle Avenue and Isaac Newton Square South Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Sunset Hills Road; upgrade crosswalks on all legs of the intersection Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Sunset Hills Road; decrease right turn radius on north and south leg, channelize right turn lane and decrease right turn radius on west leg Complete 
Intersection of Sunset Hills Rd and Isaac Newton Square West; add and upgrade crosswalks on all legs of the intersection and construct new left turn lane for westbound turn lane for westbound turn Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Sunrise Valley Drive; add crosswalks west leg of the intersection Complete 
Intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive at Wiehle Avenue; channelize right turns from the east and realign right turn channelization from the north Complete 
Intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive and Soapstone Drive; upgrade crosswalks on all legs of the intersection Complete 
Intersection of Wiehle Avenue and Eastbound Dulles Toll Road ramp; decrease right turn radius and add crosswalk on west leg of the intersection Complete 
Intersection of Isaac Newton Square West and W&OD Trail; upgrade and add asphalt sidewalk on west side to Sunset Hills Road Complete 
Eastbound Dulles Toll Road ramp at Wiehle Avenue; construct a left turn lane Complete 
Intersection of Sunset Hills Road and Wiehle Avenue; construct a double left turn lane on westbound Sunset Hills Road Complete 
Bluemont Way & Discovery Street/Explorer Street/Library Street; road diet project to reduce travel lanes and introduce bike lanes, including pedestrian improvements
 
Complete 
Sunset Hills Road/Old Reston Avenue; approximately 315 LF of sidewalk along the north side of Sunset Hills Road and intersection improvements at Old Reston Avenue Complete 
Reston Parkway/Dulles Toll Road Westbound On-Ramp; sidewalks, trails, and bike facility upgrades Complete 
Reston Parkway/Dulles Toll Road Eastbound Off-Ramp and On-Ramp; sidewalks, trails, and bike facility upgrades Complete 
Sunset Hills Road Eastbound Ramp/Fairfax County Parkway Trail; provide a crosswalk at the on-ramp from Sunset Hills Road to the Fairfax County Parkway and extend the shared-use path 130 LF Complete 
Sunrise Valley Drive Sidewalk; construct 5-foot concrete sidewalk on south side of Sunrise Valley Drive between Glade Drive and Reston Parkway
 
Complete 

South Lakes Drive Walkway from Greenkeepers Court to Sunrise Valley Drive; install walkway - Greenkeepers Court to Soapstone Drive, Whisperwood Glen Lane to Ridge Heights Road, and Harbor Court to Twin Branches Road
Complete 
Soapstone Bike Lanes; west side from the end of Soapstone to Sunrise Valley Drive Complete 
Soapstone Bike Lanes; east side from the end of Soapstone to Sunrise Valley Drive
 
Complete 
Soapstone Sidewalk; west side from Sunrise Valley Drive to Hunters Green Court Complete 
Wiehle Avenue Sidewalk; east side from Chestnut Grove Square to North Shore Drive Complete 
Wiehle Avenue Walkway; Sunrise Valley Drive to Wiehle-Reston East Station entrance Complete 
South side from Soapstone Drive to South Lakes Drive; approximately 5,000 LF of 5 to 7-foot concrete sidewalk on south side of Sunrise Valley Drive  Complete 
North side from Soapstone Drive to South Lakes Drive; upgrade approximately 4,500 LF of an existing asphalt sidewalk to a 10-foot shared-use path on north side of Sunrise Valley Drive Complete 
Bluemont Way and Discovery Street/Explorer Street; road diet project to reduce travel lanes and introduce bike lanes, including pedestrian improvements Complete 
Sunset Hills Road from Town Center Parkway to Reston Town Center Station Entrance; construct 6-foot asphalt sidewalk along the north side of Sunset Hills Road  Complete 

 

Projects - Information and Updates

Reston Area Metrorail Station Access Map August 2021
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Note: Projects represented by Map ID 2, Map ID 3, and MAP ID 26 were combined to a project represented by Map ID 12 to more accurately reflect original scope. 

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