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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Tom Biesiadny,
Director

Proposed Striping Changes on Telegraph Road

News and Updates

Community Meeting held July 13 at 7:00 pm. Comment Period Open until July 27, 2021

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.,  Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) held a virtual public meeting on proposed striping changes on Telegraph Road between Mission Court and Florence Lane as part of the 2021 paving schedule.

Watch Virtual Community Meeting

Please note:

  • Road maintenance-related comments (e.g., drainage issues, missing signage, signal repair, walkway repair and sight distance issues due to vegetation overgrowth) should be submitted through the myVDOT portal: https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. If you would like to request road repairs, please follow the "I need a road repaired" link on the VDOT portal or call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623).
  • Unfortunately, no additional roads can be added to the preliminary 2021 paving schedule at this point.
  • Striping-related comments (e.g., bike lanes, crosswalks) can be submitted electronically to FCDOT.

Telegraph Road Restriping Information

  • Telegraph Road between Mission Court and Florence Lane: VDOT and FCDOT are proposing to widen the southbound shoulder and add a northbound bike lane where space allows, and mark or enhance several crosswalks. Two standard sized travel lanes and existing turn lanes will be maintained.

Background

Paving and Restriping ProjectAs part of its annual maintenance, VDOT repaves hundreds of roads in Fairfax County each year. FCDOT and VDOT collaborate during the repaving and restriping process to efficiently implement the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan that seeks to improve traffic safety and provide transportation options to people around the County.

Paving work is scheduled to begin in April and conclude in November. Exact work dates are available about ten days prior to work beginning, as contractors set schedules based on personnel and equipment availability. In subdivisions, "no parking" signs with precise date information will be posted at least three business days prior to work starting. Residents can expect work vehicles in their neighborhood during the project. Motorists are asked to be alert to temporary traffic patterns. Cars, basketball hoops or garbage cans may need to be temporarily relocated while work is under way. Work hours are usually limited to outside of rush hours. Crews typically work on neighborhood streets weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On other roads such as interstates and some primaries, work may occur overnight.

Return to the FCDOT Paving and Restriping Program landing page.

 

Resources


Complete Street
Complete Streets: Getting Safely to Work, School, Shops and Play

Bike infrastructure is an essential element of a complete street. Learn more about the concept of complete streets, and how bicycle lanes benefit people who drive, bicycle or walk alike.

 

 

Bike Lane Brochure
A Driver's Guide to Bike Lanes in Fairfax County

Throughout Fairfax County, bike lanes are connecting neighborhoods to parks, shops, transit and jobs. Read on to learn more about bike lanes and safety interacting with people who are cycling.

 

 


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