NV-23-06: US Route 50 and VA Route 27

NV-23-06 Overview Map

Study area map for Project Pipeline Study NV-23-06 depicting US Route 50/Arlington Boulevard between Fillmore Street and N. Pershing Drive and VA Route 27/Washington Boulevard between Columbia Pike and N. Pershing Drive in Arlington County.

*Note: The Project Pipeline US Route 50/Arlington Boulevard and VA Route 27/Washington Boulevard Study (NV-23-06) is adjacent to the Strategically Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) study that assessed potential safety and operational improvements for less than one mile of US Route 50/Arlington Boulevard between Glebe Road and Fillmore Street in Arlington County.

Survey

The Phase 2 survey regarding potential improvements on US Route 50 (Arlington Blvd.) between Fillmore St. and N. Pershing Dr. and on VA Route 27 (Washington Blvd.) between Columbia Pike and N. Pershing Dr. in Arlington County is closed.

Project Purpose

The focus of this study is to assess the key areas of US Route 50/Arlington Boulevard between Fillmore Street and N. Pershing Drive and on VA Route 27/Washington Boulevard between Columbia Pike and N. Pershing Drive in Arlington County. The study will seek to identify ways to improve safety for all users, and bicycle, pedestrian, and transit mobility throughout the study area. Transportation demand management, capacity preservation, and congestion mitigation will also be key components of the study.

Study Partners

  • Arlington County
  • ATCS, PLC

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Rahul Trivedi

Lead Consultant: Dan Goldfarb

Schedule

PHASE DATES TASKS
Phase 1 May - August 2023 Diagnose Problems/Conduct Initial Public Outreach/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 September 2023 - May 2024 Evaluate Preliminary Alternatives/Conduct Public Outreach and Obtain Feedback/Select Preferred Alternatives
Phase 3 May - July 2024 Conduct Risk Assessment/Develop and Refine Preferred Alternatives/Prepare Cost Estimate and Investment Strategy

Phase 1 Public Engagement Summary

The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, congestion mitigation, capacity preservation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle, pedestrian, and transit improvements on US Route 50 (Arlington Blvd.) between Fillmore St. and N. Pershing Dr. and on VA Route 27 (Washington Blvd.) between Columbia Pike and N. Pershing Dr. in Arlington County is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
August 1-15, 2023 1,109
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 85%
Congestion Mitigation 65%
Bike & Pedestrian Access & Mobility 63%
Capacity Preservation 46%
Transportation Demand Management 45%
Transit Access & Mobility 43%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 93%
Walking 37%
Cycling 36%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 25%
Metro bus, local bus, or commuter bus 18%
Scooter 3%
Carpool / Vanpool 3%
Other 2%
Truck or commercial vehicle 1%

Last updated: May 22, 2024

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