Rosslyn Bike/Ped ImprovementsLee Highway and North Lynn Street in Arlington County
Est Completion Date
Construction Contract Awarded
Lengths and Limits
N Lynn St from NB Lee Hwy to SB Lee Hwy
SB Lee Hwy from N Lynn St to N Oak St
Note: The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded a construction contract to Ardent Company at the CTB's March 21 meeting.
About the Project
This project, in cooperation with Arlington County, is an initiative for pedestrian and cyclist safety, traffic management and street beautification in Rosslyn.
The work will occur along southbound Lee Highway (Route 29) between North Lynn Street (Route 29) and North Oak Street, and along North Lynn Street (Route 29) between northbound Lee Highway (Route 29) and southbound Lee Highway (Route 29).
North Lynn Street improvements will include:
- Wider sidewalks in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Improved curb ramps
- Upgraded traffic signals
- A new bike lane
- Decorative lighting
Along southbound Lee Highway, the multi-use Martha Custis Trail will be widened to 16 feet and shifted away from the travel lanes. The top photo in the below collage shows the highway and trail pre-construction; the bottom photo shows a rendering of the widened trail.
The project also includes improvements to the intersections of:
- Northbound Lee Highway and North Lynn Street
- Southbound Lee Highway and North Lynn Street
- Southbound Lee Highway and Fort Myer Drive
- Southbound Lee Highway and North Nash Street
- Southbound Lee Highway and North Oak Street
Award Construction Contract - March 2018
Begin Construction - Spring 2018
Estimated Completion - Spring 2020
State: 0029-000-859, C501, B605