Under Construction: Columbia Pike and Lacy Boulevard Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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This project is upgrading the signalized intersection of Columbia Pike (Route 244) and Lacy Boulevard. 

The improvements include:

  • Traffic signal flashing yellow arrows on Columbia Pike
  • Crosswalks 
  • Accessible pedestrian signals
  • Traffic signal and curb ramp upgrades

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $75,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $102,000
Construction - $402,000
Total - $579,000

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

At the intersection, Columbia Pike averages 35,000 vehicles a day and Lacy Boulevard averages 5,300 based on 2019 data.


This project aims to enhance safety for drivers and pedestrians and improve operations.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - June 2020 
Begin Construction - January 2021
Final Completion - Late Winter 2021/22


Contact Info:

Anwar Ansari, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Jessica Paris, P.E.
Traffic Engineering

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 114006

State ID: 0244-029-307, P101, R201, C501

Federal ID: HSIP-5B01 (022)

Lat/Long: 38.847401, -77.136104

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: Dec. 7, 2021