Roosevelt Street Corridor Pedestrian Accessibility

Project Scope

The Roosevelt Street Corridor Pedestrian Accessibility Project will increase pedestrian accessibility along Roosevelt Street from Roosevelt Boulevard to Broad Street. 

Roosevelt and Roosevelt

 Project elements include: 
  • Intersection changes at Roosevelt Street and Roosevelt Boulevard Intersection including new pedestrian signals and push buttons, curb ramps, and a redesigned intersection to eliminate "free-right" turn lane
  • New sidewalk along the north side of Roosevelt Street from Roosevelt Boulevard to Tuckahoe Street
  • Reduction of lanes on Roosevelt Street from three lanes to two, one in each direction
  • American with Disabilities Act curb ramps from Roosevelt Boulevard to Broad Street
  • Three bus shelters - two at the intersection of Roosevelt Street and Roosevelt Boulevard, one at the intersection of Roosevelt Street and Broad Street
  • New signal equipment at Roosevelt Street and Broad Street including mast arms and pedestrian signals 
This project is a combination of two projects funded through federal grants provided through the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) and Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). 

Presentation and Concept

Project Location  

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Engineering Design: Completed Spring 2017
Advertisement: May 2017
Construction Start: September 2017
Project Completion: June 2018

​Status: Construction In Progress

May 2018 Status Update

Portions of Roosevelt St, Roosevelt Blvd, and East Broad St have now been paved.
Street markings will be painted and street signs installed during the week of May 14.
Landscaping and other work will be complete by the end of May.
Delivery of new signal posts has been delayed, and will be installed by September.

January 2018 Status Update

Roosevelt Street Road Closures Begin February 12
Starting Monday, February 12, Roosevelt Street - between N. Tuckahoe St. and Roosevelt Blvd - will fully close to all traffic for at least 60 days. Vehicles will be detoured along N. Tuckahoe St. and 11th St. during the closure. Residents residing within the limits of the closure will have access to their driveway at all times.

Roosevelt St Detour Map - 01262018

December 2017 Status Update

Work completed to date includes:
  • Demolition and removal of right hand turn lane and landscape island from Roosevelt St onto Roosevelt Blvd. 
  • Replacement of sidewalk and curb along Northbound Roosevelt St between Tuckahoe and Roosevelt Blvd. 
  • Installation of new Stormwater Infrastructure on Roosevelt St. 

Stormwater Infrastructure - December 2017

 Public Meetings

2013 December 16 Planning Commission Meeting

2013 November 11 Public Meeting

Contact Information

For more information about this project, please contact Kyle Kling at 703-248-5478 (TTY 711).