Monday, August 26, 10:00 a.m., George Mason High School Parking Lot (near Route 7 and Haycock Rd. intersection)
Join City leaders, representatives from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), and other officials as we celebrate the start of the multimodal transportation improvement project near the High School Campus and future Little City Commons development.
About the Project
The purpose of this project is to reduce congestion near the George Mason High School Campus, future Little City Commons development, and the neighboring West Falls Church Metro Station in Fairfax County. Project activity will be at or near the Chestnut Street and W Broad Street/Route 7 intersection, Haycock Road and W Broad Street/Route 7 intersection, and Haycock Road and Schools' Access Road intersection
The project includes improvements for many modes of transportation, including:
Installation or replacement and synchronization of four traffic signals at or near the Chestnut Street and W Broad Street/Route 7 intersection, Haycock Road and W Broad Street/Route 7 intersection, and Haycock Road and Schools' Access Road intersection.
A HAWK (high-intensity pedestrian activated crosswalk) on Haycock Road, to allow better connectivity and access to the school campus.
Pedestrian access improvements, such as widening sidewalks, at the above listed intersections as well as along W Broad Street between the West Falls Church Metro Station and Haycock Road.
Bus stop enhancements at or near the above listed intersections.
Bicycle access improvements, including near the newly installed Capital Bikeshare stations near the High School campus.