In Design: Backlick Road and Leesville Boulevard Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County
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A notice of willingness to hold a public hearing was issued in August 2019.
This project will make improvements at the intersection of Backlick Road (Route 617) and Leesville Boulevard.
The improvements include:
- Traffic signal flashing yellow arrows for both directions of Backlick Road
- Three additional signalized crosswalks: across Backlick Road on southern side of intersection, across Leesville Boulevard, and across the entrance to the office park
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) curb ramp upgrades
At the intersection, Backlick Road averages up to 35,000 vehicles a day and Leesville Boulevard averages 5,100.
Preliminary Engineering: $62,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $64,000
This project is financed with federal and state Highway Safety Improvement Program funding.
This project aims to improve driver and pedestrian safety as well as operations at the intersection.
Notice of Willingness to Hold Public Hearing: August 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition: May 2021
Begin Construction: Fall 2022
Tien-Jung "Tina" Ho, P.E.
Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Other relevant links:
Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - August 2019
Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program
Phase: In Design
State ID: 0617-029-308, P101, R201, C501
Federal ID: HSIP-5B01 (019)
Lat/Long: 38.802040, -77.184279