Under Construction: Burke Lake Road and Shiplett Boulevard Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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This project is making improvements at the intersection of Burke Lake Road (Route 645) and Shiplett Boulevard. 

The improvements include:

  • Traffic signal flashing yellow arrows on Burke Lake Road
  • Four signalized crosswalks
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) curb ramp upgrades

At the intersection, Burke Lake Road averages 23,000 vehicles a day and Shiplett Boulevard averages 7,000.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $60,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $33,000
Construction: $501,000
Total: $594,000 

This project is financed with federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funding.


This project aims to improve driver and pedestrian safety as well as operations at the intersection.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold Public Hearing - August 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - January 2021
Begin Construction - November 2021
Final Completion - Fall 2022


Contact Info:

Paul Shaw
Traffic Engineering

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - August 2019

Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 112492

State ID: 0645-029-309,P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: HSIP-5B01 (018)

Lat/Long: 38.788513, -77.276517

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Sept. 21, 2022