Chapter 527 legislation and guidelines call for local jurisdictions contemplating significant changes to their Comprehensive Plans to perform analysis of the impacts of land use decisions to the state-controlled highway network. In accordance with the state legislation, in late December 2009 Fairfax County submitted to VDOT for review a summary of proposed revisions to the Tysons Corner area, and their effect on the road network.
Three CTIAs were conducted to determine current and future traffic conditions associated with planned densities and new developments
The widening of Route 7 over the Dulles Toll Road had a total project cost of approximately $44.82 million and was fully funded through NVTA and Bridge funds. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 22, 2018.
The project widened Route 7 from four lanes to six lanes, approximately from just west of Jarrett Valley Drive to just west of Tyco Road, for a total length of approximately 0.4 miles. The decks of the two existing bridges over Dulles Airport Toll Road (DTR) were replaced and widened in the middle to accommodate one extra lane on each side of the bridge. A shared use path was built for pedestrians and bikes to travel in each direction.
This is a picture of Jones Branch Connector completed in the Spring of 2020.
The Jones Branch Connector project total was $60 million, and is fully funded by the following revenues: $13.5 million in state Revenue Sharing (RS); $28 million in local commercial and industrial tax and proffer revenues; and, $18.5 million in federal Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) funds.
The study includes potential alignments and impacts for the newly proposed State Street.
This document contains detailed plans for each Metrorail station in Tysons, outlining different transportation services that should be provided at each station as well as where these services should be located. The document aims to maximize the synergy between Metrorail service, bus transit service, car-share, bike-share and other pedestrian and bicycle oriented services to reduce the dependence on private automobiles in Tysons.