Thursday, December 10, 2015
$22 Million in Bike/Ped Projects Approved by Fairfax Co Board of SupervisorsAt their December 8 meeting the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved $22 million in pedestrian and bicycle projects around the Reston and Herndon Metrorail stations. The full list of projects contains some major bike improvements, including $8,000,000 for bike lanes and a shared use path along Sunrise Valley Drive and $1,000,000 for Bikeshare in Reston.
Board member or Chairman Bulova, especially those of you who live in the Reston-Herndon area.
The projects were recommended by the Herndon Metrorail Stations Access Management Study Advisory Group and the Reston Metrorail Access Group. FABB participated in both efforts.
The following is a list of selected major bike-related projects sorted by cost estimate:
|Project Location||Project Scope||Cost Estimate|
|Sunrise Valley Drive from Fairfax County Parkway to Innovation Station||Reconstruct with on-road bike lanes. Reduce median width. Restripe with narrow lane widths.||$5,000,000|
|Sunrise Valley Drive from Reston Parkway to Fairfax County Parkway||Reconstruct with on‐road bike lanes. Reduce median width. Restripe with narrow lane widths.||$1,500,000|
|Sunrise Valley Drive from Reston Parkway to Soapstone Drive, Missing Links||Complete shared use path north side. Add signalized crosswalk at Colts Neck Rd.||$1,500,000|
|New Dominion Parkway from Reston Parkway to Fairfax County Parkway||Reconstruct with oneroad bike lanes. Reduce median width. Restripe with narrow lane widths.||$1,500,000|
|Monroe Street from Dulles Toll Road to Monroe Manor Drive Missing Links||Shared use path Dulles Toll Rd. to East Lake Dr., Fox Mill Rd. to SunriseValley Dr., Monroe Manor Dr. to Dwight St.||$1,500,000|
|Reston Bikeshare Phase 2||Bikeshare Expansion for Phase 2 Silver Line Metrorail.||$1,000,000|
|Town Center Parkway from Sunset Hills Road to Baron Cameron Avenue||Reconstruct with on-road bike lanes. Reduce median width. Restripe with narrow lane widths.||$1,000,000|
|Town Center Parkway/W&ODTrail||Add access ramp at W&OD trail west side.||$500,000|
|Dulles Toll Road Eastbound Off»Ramp/Fairfax County Parkway Trail.||Realign trail to barrier‐separated on shoulder. Realign trail crossing. Add signalized crosswalk.||$500,000|
|Sunset Hills Road Eastbound Off~Ramp/Fairfax County Pkwy Trail||Realign trail crossing. Add signalized crosswalk.||$500,000|
|Van Buren Street from W&OD to Monroe St Bridge||Reconstruct w/ on»road bike lanes, sidewalkls), drainage, urban.||$250,000|
|Herndon Parkway from W&0DTrail to Fairbrook Drive||Improve access ramp at W&OD. Widen sidewalk to shared use path. Funding for Feasibility/Cost Estimate Study.||$100,000|