Under Construction: Columbia Pike and John Marr Drive Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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This project is upgrading the signalized intersection of Columbia Pike (Route 244) and John Marr Drive. 

The improvements include:

  • Traffic signal and curb ramp upgrades.
  • A new crosswalk across Columbia Pike.
  • Accessible pedestrian signals.

At the intersection, Columbia Pike averages 25,000 vehicles a day and John Marr Drive averages about 8,400.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $70,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $190,000
Construction - $440,000
Total - $700,000

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


This project aims to improve safety for pedestrians and drivers.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - July 2020
Begin Construction - March 2021
Intersection Improvements Activated/Open - Late Spring 2022
Final Completion - Summer 2022


Contact Info:

Paul Shaw
Traffic Engineering

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019

Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 112481

State ID: 0244-029-317,P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: HSIP-5A01 (952)

Lat/Long: 38.832980, -77.189699

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Sept. 21, 2022