Transportation

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:00 AM-4:30 PM M-F

703-877-5600
TTY 711

4050 Legato Road, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22033

Tom Biesiadny,
Director

Pedestrian Projects

The Board of Supervisors has designated $110 million in federal, state and county funding under direction of FCDOT to construct pedestrian improvements in high-priority areas of Fairfax County. These projects include:

  • New crosswalks with pedestrian signals
  • Upgrading existing crosswalks to include pedestrian signals
  • Constructing new walkways and trails
  • Upgrading existing walkways and constructing ADA accessible curb ramps
  • Pedestrian refuge islands
  • Decreasing turn radii
  • Curb extensions and bulb-outs
  • Bus stop improvements
  • Yield to Pedestrian Signs

Fairfax County Major Corridor Pedestrian Initiatives

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation has several pedestrian initiatives underway that aim to increase pedestrian safety, accessibility, and mobility on major corridors including:

  • Richmond Highway Public Transportation Initiative: Pedestrian and Bus Stop improvements between Huntington Avenue and Old Mill Road/Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.
  • Route 7 Pedestrian Initiative: Pedestrian improvements along Route 7 from the City of Falls Church to the City of Alexandria.
  • Route 50 Pedestrian Initiative: Pedestrian Improvements from Jaguar Trail to Arlington County.

Silver Line Pedestrian Access Initiatives

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation also is working to improve pedestrian access around the Silver Line Metro stations by implementing the results of several studies.

Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Burke Center Parkway south side from Pond Spice Lane to Terra Centre Elementary School Complete
Roberts Road west side from Braddock Road to Shenandoah Lane Complete
Pohick Stream Valley from Burke Centre VRE to Burke Village missing links Complete
Braddock Road north side from Ravensworth Road to I-495           Construction
Route 236 from Heritage/Hummer to I-495 Construction
Burke Commons Road north side from Meredith Circle to Roberts Parkway Right-of-Way
Wakefield Chapel Road east side from Braddock Road to Stahlway Lane Project Initiation
Cross County Trail pavement upgrade between Route 236 and Braddock Road Project Initiation
Old Keene Mill Road north side from Carrleigh Parkway west to existing sidewalk Project Initiation
Burke Centre VRE Connector Phase IV Design
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Lewinsville Road, south side from Altamira Court to Woodhurst Boulevard Complete
Lewinsville Road, north side from Windy Hill Road to Scotts Run Road Complete
Lewinsville Road, pedestrian safety median at Spring Hill Elementary School Complete
Powhatan Street, north side from Orland Street to Overbrook Street Complete
Raymond Avenue, east side from Churchill Road to Capital View Drive Complete
Spring Hill Road, east side from Old Dominion Drive to Pettit Court missing links Complete
Westmoreland Street, west side from Haycock Road to Temple Rodef Shalom Complete
Westmoreland Street, west side from Temple Rodef Shalom to Chesterbrook Presbyterian Church Complete
Dead Run Drive, south side from Carper Street to Congress Lane Construction
Lewinsville Road, south side from Snow Meadow Lane to Elsinore Avenue Construction
Baron Road Walkway from Douglass Drive to the Dead Run Trail Pre-Final Design
Birch Street, west side from Grove Avenue to existing Falls Church sidewalk Design
Dolley Madison Boulevard, from Great Falls St/Lewinsville Road to McLean Metro Station Design
Georgetown Pike, from Utterback Store Road to Falls Chase Court Design
Great Falls Street, complete missing sidewalks Design
North West Street, north side from Great Falls Street to Brilyn Place - complete missing sidewalks Design
Route 7 Shared Use Paths, both sides from DTR Bridge to Beulah Road Design
Kirby Road, south side from Chesterbrook Elementary School to Halsey Road Design
Kirby Road, south side from Halsey Road to Franklin Avenue Design
Kirby Road, Birch to Ivy Hill Design
Kirby Road, Ivy Hill to Corliss Design
Dolley Madison Boulevard, south side from Chain Bridge Road to bus stop east of Kurtz Road Project Initiation
Dolley Madison Boulevard, south side missing links from Old Dominion Drive to Beverly Avenue Project Initiation
Kirby Road, north side from Chesterbrook Pool to east of Chesterbrook Elementary School Project Initiation
Sunrise Valley Drive, east side from River Birch Road to Legacy Circle Project Initiation
Innovation Station path, north side of the Dulles Toll Road Project Initiation
Georgetown Pike, between Falls Chase Court and Falls Bridge Lane; then Falls Bridge Lane to Seneca Road Scoping & Environmental Phase
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Colts Neck Road east side from South Lakes Drive to Winterthur Lane Complete
Fox Mill Road south side from Fairfax County Parkway to Mill Heights Drive Complete
Glade Drive north side from Colts Neck Road to Shire Court Complete
McLearen Road north side from Quincy Adams Drive to Reston Parkway Complete
North Shore Drive north side from Fairway Drive to Hickory Cluster 95% Complete
Reston Avenue west side from Southington Lane to Shaker Drive Complete
Reston Transit Center Trail Complete
Soapstone Drive west side from Sweetbay Lane to Glade Drive Complete
Soapstone Drive west side from Sunrise Valley Drive to Hunters Green Court Complete
Wiehle Avenue west side from North Shore Drive to Baron Cameron Avenue Complete
Wiehle Avenue east side from Chestnut Grove Square to North Shore Drive Complete
Wiehle Avenue from Sunrise Valley Drive to Station Entrance Complete
Beulah Road alternate sides from Abbotsford Drive to Coral Crest Lane and Clarks Crossing Road Complete
Sunset Hills Road from Reston Center to Town Center Parkway Construction
Soapstone Drive east side from South Lakes Drive to Snakeden Stream Valley Right-of-Way
Sunset Hills Road north side from W&OD Trail to Michael Faraday Court Right-of-Way
Ashgrove Lane Trail to Western Tysons Design
Gosnell Road Walkway on east side north of Route 123 Design
Sunrise Valley Drive south side from Soapstone Drive to South Lakes Drive Design
Sunrise Valley Drive north side from Soapstone Drive to South Lakes Drive Design
Vesper Court Trail from Vesper Ct to Route 7 at Spring Hill Road Design
Sunrise Valley Drive south side from Glade Drive to Reston Parkway Project Initiation
Glade Drive Walkway north side from Middle Creek Lane to Glade Bank Way Design
Glade Drive Walkway north side from Colts Neck Road to Reston Parkway; south side from Reston Parkway to Freetown Drive Design
Wiehle Ave Station Walkway/Bikeway from Station entrance to Sunrise Valley Drive On Hold
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Franconia Road north side from Governor's Hill Drive to Telegraph Road Complete
Franconia Road south side from Governor's Hill Drive to Telegraph Road Complete
Route 1 west side atBelle Haven Towers Complete
Route 1 west side at Belle Haven Towers (Phase 2)  Right-of-Way
Franconia Road north side from Norton Road to Governor’s Pond Circle Design
Route 1 west side from Roxbury Drive to Russell Road Design
Route 1 west side from Buckman Road to Janna Lee Design
Route 1 west side from Russell Road to Gregory Drive Design
School Street north side from North Kings Highway to Pine Grove Circle Design
Telegraph Road east side from South Kings Highway to Lee District Park Design
South Van Dorn Street and Franconia Road southwest quadrant Project Initiation
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Backlick Road west side from Wilburdale community to Braddock Road Complete
Columbia Pike south side from Downing Street to Lincolnia Road Complete
Columbia Pike south side from entrance to Holmes Run Stream Valley Park of Powell Lane Complete
Lincolnia Rd. north side from Deming Avenue to North Chambliss Street Complete
Montrose Street west side from Braddock Road to Grafton Street missing links/upgrade Complete
Route 7 across property of First Christian Church of Falls Church and a bus pad Complete
Route 7 south side from east of Patrick Henry Drive across Church Frontage to end of Service Road Complete
Tyler Street east side from Columbia Pike to Lake Street Complete
Route 7 south side from Gorham Street to South 14th street Complete
Columbia Pike north side from Maple Court to Blair Road Construction
Columbia Pike south side from Gallows Road to Annandale Methodist Church entrance Construction
Elmdale Road south side from Braddock Road to Old Columbia Pike Right-of-Way
Route 7 south side from west of Rio Drive to Glenmore Drive Right-of-Way
Route 7 north side from shopping center entrance east of Magnolia Avenue to Payne Street Right-of-Way
Route 7 south side from Columbia Pike along On-Ramp to Seminary Road Right-of-Way
Medford Drive Walkway east side from Davian Drive to Four Year Run Right-of-Way
Route 7 north side from Row Street to west of Nevius Street Design
Route 7 north side from east of Glen Carlyn Road to Magnolia Avenue Design
Route 7 south side from shopping center entrance east of Glen Carlyn Road to Glen Carlyn Drive Design
Route 7 north side from east of Church Street along Columbia Pike Ramp to Columbia Pike Design
Route 7 Service Road north side from Seminary Road to Route 7 Design
Route 7 south side from Service Road to Carlin Springs Road Design
Route 7 north side from South George Mason Drive to South Fourteenth Street Design
Route 7 north side from end of Service Road to Row Street Design
Sleepy Hollow Road Walkway Design
Route 50 south side from Graham Road to Wayne Road Design
Route 50 north side from Woodlawn Avenue to Church Design
Route 50 south side from South Street to Aspen Lane Design
Route 50 south side from Patrick Henry Drive to Olin Drive Design
McWhorter Place Trail Design
Backlick Road east side opposite Wilburdale community On Hold
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Old Mill Road north side from Falkstone Lane to McNair Drive Complete
Quander Road west side from Beacon Hill Road to West Potomac High School Complete
Route 1 east side from south of Sherwood Hall Lane to Gum Springs Center Complete
Route 1 east side south and north of Quander Road Complete
Route 1 west side from Dogue Creek to Sacramento Center Complete
Route 1 east side from Dart Drive to Grand View Drive Complete
Route 1 west side at Belle Haven Towers Construction
Route 1 west side from Sacramento Drive to Engleside Plaza (North of Woodlawn Court) Construction
Route 1 west side south of Sky View Drive Construction
Route 1 east side north of Reddick Avenue/Russell Road Construction
Route 1 east side from south of Kings Village Road Construction
Route 1 east side from south of Fordson Road to Woodlawn Trail Construction
Route 1 east side south of Quander Road (Phase 2) Construction
Silverbrook Rd. north side from Southrun Rd to Monacan Rd missing links Construction
Silverbrook Road Walkway north side from Silverthorn Road to Bayberry Ridge Road Construction
Mason Neck Trail, Gunston Road from Pohick Bay Drive to the Pohick Bay Golf Course entrance Right-of-Way
Mount Vernon Highway west side from Route 1 to retail north of Sunny View Drive Right-of-Way
Sydenstricker Road north side from Briarcliff Drive to Galgate Drive Right-of-Way
Route 1 west side from Belle Haven Towers to Mount Eagle Drive Design
Route 1 east side from Engleside Plaza to Forest Place Design
Route 1 east side from Fairhaven Avenue/Quander Road to hotels Design
Route 1 east side from Radford Avenue to Frye Road Design
Route 1 west side from Russell Road to Gregory Drive Design
Route 1 east side north of Janna Lee Avenue to Buckman Road/Mount Vernon Highway Design
Route 1 east side from Mt. Vernon Highway/Buckman Road to north of Napper Road Design
Route 1 east side from Virginia Lodge to Huntington Avenue Design
Route 1 east side from Sacramento Drive to Dogue Creek Project Initiation
Route 1 west side from Dogue Creek to Mobile Home Park Project Initiation
Silverbrook Road Walkway south side from Hooes Road to South County High School Project Initiation
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Annandale Road east side from Brice Street to Falls Church City line Complete
Courthouse Road north side from Chain Bridge Road to Oakton Plantation Lane Complete
Edgelea Road east side from Oleander Avenue to Courthouse Road Complete
Jefferson Avenue south side from Summerfield Road to Marshall Street Complete
Route 29 south side between Shreve Road and Fairview Park Drive Complete
Sutton Road missing link at Marywood Road Complete
Wolftrap Road from Briarcliff Court to George Washington Road missing link Complete
Gallows Road north side from I-495 to Mobil Oil entrance Construction
Oak Street south side from Sandburg Street to I-495 Right-of-Way
Aline Avenue South side from Gallows Road and first entrance on Aline Ave Design
Chain Bridge Road both sides from Old Meadow Road to Tysons Boulevard Design
Dolley Madison Blvd Walkway from Great Falls St/Lewinsville Road to McLean Metro Station Design
Idylwood Road north side from I-495 to Shreve Hill Road Design
Idylwood Road south side from South side from I-495 to Whitestone Hill Ct Design
Route 7 both sides under Route 123 Design
Route 50 north side from Cedar Hill Road to Allen Street Design
Route 50 north side from Westcott Street to Annandale Road Design
Route 50 north side from Annandale Road to Cherry Street Design
Route 50 north side from Meadow Lane to Linden Lane Design
Scott’s Run Trail through Scott’s Run Park Design
Chain Bridge Road north from Niblick Road to Horseshoe Drive Pre-Final Design
Chain Bridge Road north side from Anderson Road to Colonial Lane Project Initiation
Gallows Road and Old Courthouse Road intersection northwest corner Project Initiation
Madrillon Road from Gallows Road to Boss Street Project Initiation
Route 7 Shared Use Paths both sides from the Dulles Toll Road Bridge to Beulah Road Project Initiation
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Lee Chapel Road Walkway from Burke Lake Road to Britford Drive Design
Lee Jackson Hwy. south side from Fair Ridge Drive East to Police/Fire Station Complete
Silverbrook Road north side from Silverthorn Road to Bayberry Ridge Road Construction
Hunter Village Drive Shoulder Widening from Old Keene Mill Road to Painted Daisy Drive Right-of-Way
Sydenstricker Road north side from Briarcliff Drive to Galgate Drive Right-of-Way
Sidewalk/Trail Improvements Status
Ashburton Avenue west side at Cedar Run  Bid Ad
Lees Corner Road west side from Route 50 to Hollinger Avenue Design
Route 29 from Stringfellow Road to Prince William County Line Project Initiation
Route 50 from West Ox Road to east of Lee Road Project Initiation
West Ox Road from Penderbrook Road to Route 50 Project Initiation