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Prince William County

Joint Mobility Report


Interstate 95 and Route 1 Corridor
September 10, 2018

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Prince William County Strategic Plan

MOBILITY
“THE COMMUNITY WILL HAVE AN ACCESSIBLE, COMPREHENSIVE, MULTI-MODAL NETWORK
OF TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE THAT SUPPORTS LOCAL AND REGIONAL MOBILITY.”

ROBUST ECONOMY
“THE COMMUNITY FOSTERS A DIVERSE LOCAL ECONOMY THAT CREATES A CULTURE OF
INNOVATION AND ACHIEVES MORE QUALITY JOBS, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES AND AN
EXPANDED COMMERCIAL TAX BASE.”

SAFE & SECURE COMMUNITY


“PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IS A COMMUNITY WHERE PEOPLE ARE SAFE AND SECURE”.

WELLBEING
“THE COMMUNITY WILL SUPPORT VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES TO ENSURE THE
WELLBEING OF THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY.”

QUALITY EDUCATION & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT


“THE COMMUNITY FOSTERS A RICH, LIFELONG LEARNING ENVIRONMENT TO INCREASE
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND WORKFORCE READINESS TO MEET EVOLVING MARKET
DEMANDS.”
CONNECTIVITY
“PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION AND UTILIZATION OF
TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE REQUIRED FOR A CONNECTED COMMUNITY.”

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September 10, 2018
Minnieville Road
Coles and Potomac
Magisterial Districts
Purpose: Four lane widening from Spriggs Road
to Route 234
Updates:
 Final stages of earthwork are being
completed.
 Service Authority Betterments are 100%
complete, service testing is in progress.
 Spriggs Road intersection work began in
late August 2018 and is anticipated to
last two months.
 Second retaining wall complete. The
third and final wall scheduled to start by
the end September 2018.

Status: Under Construction


 Construction Completion (including
Spriggs Road Intersection and Howison
Park Improvements) – December 2018.

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10, 2018
Neabsco Mills Road
Neabsco and Woodbridge Magisterial
Districts
Purpose: Four lane widening from Route 1 to Dale Boulevard

Updates:
 Design Public Hearing is scheduled for
September 26, 2018 at 7:00pm at Freedom
High School.
 Design activities are ongoing.

Status: Under Design


 Design began – June 2017.
 Final design plans – December 2019.
 Construction begins – October 2020.
 Construction ends – August 2022.

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September 10, 2018
Smoketown Road/ Opitz Boulevard Pedestrian
Improvements Neabsco and Occoquan
Magisterial Districts
Purpose: Reconstruction of ADA ramps and crosswalk at the
intersection of Smoketown Road and Opitz Boulevard
Updates:
 Right-of-Way plans will be advanced
for approval with the exclusion of the
improvements to the northeast corner
of the project.
 Awaiting land donation from Potomac
Mills.

Status: Under Construction


 Construction advertisement – Fall
2018.
 Construction begins – Fall 2018.
 Construction ends – May 2019.

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September 10, 2018
Summit School Road Extension and
Telegraph Road Widening
Occoquan Magisterial
District
Project Description: Consists of extending Summit School Rd. and
widening of Telegraph Rd. from Caton Hill Rd to Prince William Pkwy
(includes additional parking spaces at Horner Road Park and Ride
Lot).
 Approved NVTA FY18-23 SYP
funding: $11,000,000 (Design
and Right of Way)
 Cost to complete project:
$46,600,000. Submitted to the
Virginia SMART SCALE Program
for funding evaluation on
August 8, 2018.
 Concept completed by PWC
and VDOT using state funds.
 Design anticipated to begin in
FY 2019.

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September 10, 2018
I-95 Southbound Auxiliary Lane Project
(Exit 160 to 158) Occoquan Magisterial
District
Project Description: Consists of adding an auxiliary travel lane on
southbound Interstate 95, from the Route 123 entrance ramp onto I-
95, which will merge onto the proposed auxiliary lane before the
Prince William Parkway (Route 294) exit ramp.
 Project focuses on improving
safety operations between
Exit 160 (Route 123) and Exit
158 (Prince William Parkway).
 Cost to complete project:
$31,200,000. Submitted to
the Virginia SMART SCALE
Program for funding
evaluation on August 8, 2018.

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September 10, 2018
Old Bridge Road Sidewalk
Occoquan Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a sidewalk from the entrance of Tacketts Mill
to Minnieville Road
Updates:
 Kickoff meeting with VDOT, PWC DOT,
and Consultant was held on July 24,
2018.
 Preliminary design is in progress.
 30% submission to all reviewing
agencies is scheduled for late-
September 2018.

Status: Under Design

 Design began– August 2018.


 Design ends – June 2019.
 Right-of-Way and Utilities begins – July
2019.
 Construction ends – July 2020.

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September 10, 2018
Dumfries Road North Shared Use Path
Potomac Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a Shared Use Path from Country Club Drive
to Exeter Drive
Updates:
 Bids were opened on July 24,
2018. Sagres Construction was
the lowest bidder with a bid of
$3,577,399.
 The bid was higher than the
project budget.
 Coordination with VDOT to fund
the deficit is ongoing.

Status: Under Design


 Construction award – October
2018.
 Construction began – November
2018.
 Construction ends – May 2019.
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September 10, 2018
Fuller Heights Road
Potomac Magisterial District

Purpose: Intersection improvements at Fuller Heights Road


(Quantico Marine Corps Base Entrance)
Updates:
 The project re-design to improve the
flow of traffic at Fuller Heights and
Triangle Street is ongoing.

Status: Under Design


 Re-design ends – Summer 2019.

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September 10, 2018
Quantico Station Improvements
Potomac Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct station
improvements
Updates:
 Intercity Passenger Rail Operating
and Capital Fund (IPROC) funding
agreement pending.
Status: Under design
 Design complete – Fall 2018.
 Construction advertisement – Late
2018.
 Construction begins – Early 2019.
 Construction complete – TBD.

Related projects:
 Arkendale to Powell’s Creek 3rd
track
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS
by DRPT.
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September 10, 2018
Route 1 Widening- Town of Dumfries
Potomac Magisterial District

Purpose: Widen Route 1 (Fraley Boulevard NB) from 2 to 6 lanes


to serve two-way traffic with pedestrian/bike facilities.
Updates:
 Citizens Information Meeting is scheduled
for October 18, 2018 from 6:30pm to
8:30pm at Dumfries Elementary School.
 Design activities are ongoing.

Status: Under Design


 Design began – Fall 2017.
 Construction begins – TBD.

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September 10, 2018
Route 234 Pedestrian Improvements
Potomac Magisterial District

Purpose: Construct a sidewalk from Four Seasons Drive to 0.11


miles north of Four Seasons Drive.

Updates:
 Construction was competed in June 2018.
 This will be the last report for this
project.

Status: Completed
 Construction began – Early 2018.
 Construction ends – Summer 2018.

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September 10, 2018
Potomac Shores Improvements
(Adjacent to Route 1 and Route 234) Potomac Magisterial District

Purpose: Roadway improvements and intersection improvements


adjacent to Route 1 and Route 234
 To be
constructed
by the
developer.
 Public
improvemen
t plan
recently
submitted
by the
developer to
the County.

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September 10, 2018
Blackburn Road Pedestrian Improvements
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a sidewalk/multi-use trail from Route 1 to the
back of the entrance of Rippon Lodge
Updates:
 Construction activities are ongoing.

Status: Under Construction


 Construction began – June 2018.
 Construction ends – November 2018.

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September 10, 2018
Rippon Landing Neighborhood Park Parking
Lot Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a parking lot at
Rippon Landing
Updates:
 Environmental mitigations are being
coordinated with Public Works prior
to final plan approval.
 Task order modification was
submitted for the design of 1200’ of
additional asphalt trail to connect
park parking with Blackburn Road
Pedestrian Improvements Project.

Status: Under Design


 Design completion – September
2018.
 Construction begins – Fall 2018.
 Construction ends – December
2018.

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10, 2018
Horner Road Sidewalk Project
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a sidewalk from Forest Glen Road to Kilby
Elementary School
Updates:
 Bid documents were revised and
resubmitted in August 2018 to the
reviewing agencies.

Status: Under Design


 Design ends – September 2018.
 Construction begins – December
2018.
 Construction ends – March 2019.

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10, 2018
Opitz Boulevard Sidewalk Project
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a sidewalk from Potomac Library to Potomac
Center Boulevard
Updates:
 Results of existing drainage pipe
inspections were submitted to VDOT
for approval in July 2018.
 100% design plans were submitted
to VDOT in late August 2018.

Status: Under Design


 Design ends – September 2018.
 Construction begins – November
2018.
 Construction ends – August 2019.

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10, 2018
Rippon Station Improvements
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct station improvements
Updates:
 Preliminary engineering (PE) design and NEPA
analysis are ongoing for side and island
platform.
 Ongoing coordination with CSXT, DC2RVA
third track PE design.

Status: Under design


 PE design complete – Fall 2018.
 Final design complete – Fall 2019.
 Construction complete – 2022.

Related projects:
 DC2RVA 3rd track by DRPT.

VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS


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10, 2018
Route 1 – Featherstone to Mary’s Way
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Six lane widening on Route 1 from Featherstone
Road to Mary’s Way
Updates:
 Duct bank construction bid opening was
held on July 24, 2018. Sagres
Construction was the lowest bidder with
a bid of $14,475,732.
 BOCS awarded the contract on August 7,
2018.
 Roadway widening design activities are
ongoing.

Status: Under Construction


 Utility and waterline relocations begin –
August 2018.
 Construction (duct bank) ends –
November 2020.
 Road Widening Construction
Advertisement- November 2019.
 Construction ends – Summer 2021.

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September 10, 2018
Route 1 – Featherstone to Mary’s Way
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Six lane widening on Route 1 from Featherstone
Road to Mary’s Way

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10, 2018
Route 1 – Featherstone to Mary’s Way
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Six lane widening on Route 1 from Featherstone
Road to Mary’s Way

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2018
Route 1/123 Interchange
Woodbridge Magisterial District

Purpose: Construct grade separated


interchange
Updates:
 Construction activities are ongoing.
 Bridge construction is ongoing.
 A traffic switch onto the new
southbound bridge is scheduled for
Fall 2018.

Status: Under Construction


 Phase I – Route 1 widening from
Annapolis Way to Mary’s Way.
 Phase II – Interchange, unfunded
($80M). Submitted to the Virginia
Smart Scale Program for funding
evaluation on August 8, 2018.

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September 10, 2018
Route 638 Blackburn Road at Rippon
Boulevard Woodbridge Magisterial District

Purpose: Intersection
improvements
Updates:
 NEPA study was completed.
 Right-of-Way acquisition will begin in
Fall 2018.

Status: Under Design


 Construction advertisement – Mid-
2019.

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September 10, 2018
Southampton Street Sidewalk
Woodbridge Magisterial
District
Purpose: Construct a sidewalk and other
improvements from Montgomery Avenue to Pine Lane
Updates:
 Construction permits have been
acquired.
 Project is being completed by county
forces.

Status: Under Design


 Design ends – April 2018.
 Construction begins – Fall 2018.
 Construction ends – Winter 2018.

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Neabsco Mills Commuter Garage
Various Magisterial
Districts
Purpose: Construct a 1,414 space garage within the vicinity of the
Neabsco Mills Widening Project.

Updates:
 A location study report for site selection
was presented to the BOCS on September
4, 2018.
 Evaluation of a design build delivery is
ongoing.

Status: Under Design


 Location Study begins – March 2018.
 Location study ends – August 2018.
 Preliminary design begins – October
2018.
 Construction ends – Summer 2023.

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10, 2018
Potomac River Passenger Ferry Project
Various Magisterial
Districts
 Four studies have been conducted by VDOT, PWC
and NVRC, which has established the feasibility of
commuter fast ferry.
 The market analysis study identified 67 corridors
for commuter ferry in six market areas:
- SE and SW Washington, DC
- City of Alexandria
- Eastern Prince William County
- National Airport/Crystal City
- Southern Maryland
- National Harbor
Benefits:
 Reduced traffic congestion (study shows market is
primarily SOV commuters).
 Addresses service gap (Woodbridge to SW D.C. is a
high travel demand corridor).
 Enhanced emergency preparedness (vessels used
to transport first responders and recuse equipment
quickly when emergencies cause traffic gridlock).
 Commercial growth (waterfront development).
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Potomac River Passenger Ferry Project
Various Magisterial
Districts
Fast Ferry Stakeholder Group
 40 stakeholders from the Federal
Government, Regional Organizations,
State/Local Government, and Private
Industry

The Fast Ferry Stakeholder Group is


proposing to launch service from the
Occoquan Marina in Woodbridge to Joint
Base Anacostia-Bolling and the
Department of Homeland Security St.
Elizabeth Campus in Washington D.C.

 6,000 AM Trips Generated.


 2,400 passenger commuter ferry vessels
operating at AM/PM rush hour and noon.
 1 Hour Travel Time (45 min ferry/15 min
transit to and from docks / average car ride
for the 29 mile trip is 90 minutes).
 $18 round trip fare (with annual pass bought
using federal
I-95 Corridor employee
Transportation transit
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Monday,
September 10, 2018
QUESTIONS

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10, 2018
VIRGINIA RAILWAY
EXPRESS

Briefing to the
I-95 Corridor Transportation
Mega Town Hall

September 10, 2018

VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS 1

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WHO WE ARE
A commuter rail system
Running on existing railroad
tracks
Serving Washington DC
and Northern Virginia
Carrying long-distance
commuters to DC, Arlington
& Alexandria
Two lines, 96 miles
Adding peak capacity to
I-95, I-395 & I-66 corridors*
19,000 weekday trips
Commuters that would
VIRGINIA RAILWAY
otherwise drive alone in
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS
EXPRESS
* Source: Texas Transportation Institute, Virginia Railway Express Congestion Relief Contribution; 2014 2
WHERE WE
OPERATE
 VRE operates on
tracks owned and
controlled by its
three “host
railroads”:
‒ CSX Transportation
(CSXT)

‒ Norfolk Southern (NS)

‒ National Railroad
Passenger Corporation
(Amtrak)
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS
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WHAT WE
ARE
KNOWN FOR
Safe Operations
High Customer
Satisfaction
Quality Service
Reliable Service
Strong
Partnerships with
Host Railroads

VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS


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Peak Hour Trips

from Virginia to
DC
across the
14th Street
OTHER

Bridges
11% 1%
(6:30 to 7:30
VRE AM)
13% BUS

AUTOMOBILE
METRORAIL
58%
58%

17%

21,934 TOTAL TRIPS

VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS


Source: MWCOG Transportation Planning Board 2013 Central Employment Core Cordon Count 5
On a typical weekday
VRE draws ridership from 39 Virginia
Jurisdictions
Washington DC
* Manassas

Fredericksburg

Richmond

VIRGINIA RAILWAY
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS
EXPRESS
* Source: 2015 Master Agreement Survey 6
SYSTEM PLAN
2040
 Adopted in January 2014
 Outlines a phased
approach to system
improvement
 Adapts VRE to the
challenges of a rapidly
growing region
– Move from commuter
rail towards “Regional
Rail”
• Bidirectional and more
frequent peak service
• More midday and
evening service
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS
– Nearly doubling 7
VRE SYSTEM PLAN
2040
Add rail capacity to grow
to 50,000+ daily riders
PHASE 1: Run Longer
Trains
 More railcars
 More station parking
 More train storage tracks
 Second & longer
platforms
PHASE 2 & 3: Run More
Trains
 Earn additional slots
through capacity
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS improvements
‒ Additional CSXT tracks 8
FREDERICKSBURG
LINE
CAPACITY
IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements now underway:
 11 new railcars (over 1,300
additional seats!)
 Alexandria pedestrian tunnel to
Metrorail
 Longer platforms at Alexandria,
Franconia-Springfield, Rippon,
Quantico, Brooke, Leeland Road,
and Fredericksburg stations
 Second platforms at Lorton, Rippon,
Quantico, Brooke, and Leeland Road
stations
 More parking at Leeland Road
Station
 Additional tracks (to reduce freight
conflicts)
VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS − 9 miles of 3rd track now under
construction 9
T. R. “Tom” Hickey
+1-703-838-5428
THICKEY@VRE.ORG

VIRGINIA RAILWAY EXPRESS 10

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I-95 Corridor
Transportation Mega Town Hall

U.S. Route 1 Widening, Dumfries

September 10, 2018


Keith Jasper, Principal, Transportation Planning and
Programming
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
Statutory Requirements

SB576 (2002), the Authority’s enabling legislation, states:


“The Authority shall be responsible for long-range transportation
planning for regional transportation projects in Northern Virginia. In
carrying out this responsibility, the Authority shall, on the basis of a
regional consensus, whenever possible, set regional transportation
policies and priorities for regional transportation projects. The
policies and priorities shall be guided by performance-based criteria such
as the ability to improve travel times, reduce delays, connect regional
activity centers, improve safety, improve air quality, and move the most
people in the most cost-effective manner.”
 

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Two Primary Responsibilities

1. Develop and update the long range, multi-modal


Transportation Plan for Northern Virginia  TransAction

2. Prioritize and fund regional transportation projects  Six Year


Program

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Complex, Integrated Process

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Growth in Population (24%) and Jobs (37%)
will lead to worsening travel conditions

201 2040
6 (No
Build)

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Northern Virginia’s
Worst Bottlenecks
• Uses actual data for July
2017 thru June 2018
• Weekdays only
• Delay is weighted by
estimated vehicle volume
• Circle size is proportional to
delay
• Blue circles are
exaggerated relative to red
circles

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NVTA Project Funding (Regional Revenue)
Since July 2013 when its revenue stream
started, the Authority adopted 78
regional projects totaling $690
million.
In June 2018, the Authority adopted its
FY2018-2023 Six Year Program including
an additional 44 regional projects
totaling $1,285 million.
Starting in June 2020, the Authority
expects to fund additional projects
totaling $400+ million every two
years (excluding debt issuance).

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NVTA has approved projects totaling $574M
in the I-95/U.S. Route 1/VRE F’Burg Corridor
Project NVTA
Funding
Fairfax County
Frontier Drive Extension and Intersection Improvements $27,000,000
Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit $250,000,000
Route 1 Widening (Mount Vernon Memorial Highway – Napper Road) $128,000,000
Richmond Highway CSX Underpass Widening $12,000,000
Prince William County
Route 1 Widening (Featherstone Road – Marys Way) $63,400,000
Summit School Road Extension and Telegraph Road Widening $11,000,000
Town of Dumfries
Route 1 Fraley Blvd Widening (Brady’s Hill Road – Dumfries Road) $51,700,000
VRE
Station Platform Improvements (Franconia-Springfield, Lorton,
8 and $30,900,000
Rippon)
U.S. Route 1 Widening, Town of Dumfries

• NVTA FY2015-16 Program


• Town of Dumfries requested and was awarded
$6,900,000 to initiate Design and Preliminary
Engineering
• NVTA FY2018-2023 Six Year Program
• Ranked 17th for congestion reduction relative to cost
among the 60 projects evaluated
• Town of Dumfries requested $116,554,000 to
complete the project, and was awarded
$44,800,000 for Right of Way acquisition

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U.S. Route 1 Widening, Town of Dumfries

• Project Description
• Brady’s Hill Road to Route 234 (Dumfries Road)
• Project will convert northbound Route 1 from a 2-lane
undivided roadway to a divided 6-lane facility both
north and southbound.
• The proposed typical section for the 2.1 mile project
will consist of a 6-lane facility with three 12’ lanes in
each direction.
• An outside lane will be added for bicycle/shared use
in both directions.

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U.S. Route 1 Widening, Town of Dumfries

• Project administered by VDOT


• Project Status
• Completion of Value Engineering Analysis
• Design Public Hearing
• October 18, 2018, 6:30pm
• Dumfries E.S.
• Spring 2019, Design approval
• FY2020-2022, ROW acquisition
• Subject to future funding approval:
• Mid-2020s?, Construction

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Upcoming Funding Cycles

• SMART SCALE
• Process is underway for the third round of funding
• CTB action June 2019
• NVTA FY2020-2025 Six Year Program
• Call for Regional Transportation Projects in July 2019
• Applications due late fall 2019
• Anticipated NVTA action June 2020
• Both processes repeat every two years

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Stay Connected with NVTA

• Visit our websites:


• TheNoVaAuthority.org and NVTATransAction.org.
• Subscribe to our e-mail list at
TheNoVaAuthority.org for regular NVTA updates.
• Like us on Facebook @TheNVTA.
• Follow us on Twitter:
• @NVTAuthority and @NVTATransAction.

• Keith.Jasper@TheNoVaAuthority.org

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Transurban’s Express Lanes
Strengthening communities through transport
Transurban is delivering and managing a complex network in Virginia
Achieving outcomes for travelers and Virginia
Developing the network
• 495 and 95 Express Lanes delivered on-time and on-
budget with industry leading safety records
• Extending the Express Lanes on I-395 to the D.C. line
and on I-95 south to near Fredericksburg

Saving time and providing reliability


• Average roundtrip time savings during rush hour of 26
minutes on 495 and 64 minutes on 95 1
• 17.5 minutes average time savings round trip on I-95
regular lanes2

Operations built on innovation


• Pioneering with Virginia on a connected and
autonomous vehicle (CAV) Express Lanes test bed
• Deploying state-of-the-art technology for enforcement,
safety and payments

Investing in community
• Awarded more than $820,000 in community grants 3
• Robust outreach campaigns to meet stakeholder and
traveler needs
• $15 million annual investment in transit 2
1. On road data Q4 FY 2018 2. Traffic analysis fall 2016 3. Grant program totals through summer 2018
Driving economic growth

The Express Lanes have generated an estimated


$6.3 billion in economic activity
28,000+ jobs
and more than $765 million for small, diverse,
and women owned business contracts
How the Express Lanes work

Transurban uses dynamic pricing to manage the


traffic flow based on real-time traffic conditions. As
traffic increases, the toll is raised to manage
demand and maintain free-flowing travel in the
Express Lanes.

Dynamic Pricing Principles


• Required to maintain average minimum speed of
55 mph on 95 Express Lanes and 45 mph on 495
Express Lanes
• Toll prices re-evaluated every 10 minutes to
maintain free-flowing traffic
• Toll prices are based on demand
• Drivers see the toll price on signage twice before
entering the Express Lanes
• Toll-free for carpools with three or more people,
buses and motorcycles
Customers seeing value

The vast majority of


customers spend more
on a single tank of gas 83
of customers
87of trips
than they do on tolls
%
spend less than
$20 a month* Average
%
were less
than $12*
throughout an entire
82
toll
$5.40
month.
%
Most trips on the Express
Lanes cost less than a lunch
out at a fast casual restaurant.
73 76of trips

%
of customers

%
Average were less
spend less than
toll than $12*
$20 a month*
$8.45

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*On-road data from Q4 FY 2018
Fredericksburg Extension of the I-95 Express Lanes
Fred Ex

• 10 mile extension in the I-95 median


• From Route 610 in Stafford County, to the
vicinity of Route 17. (around exit 143 to about
exit 133)
• New access points to Quantico and Old
Courthouse Road, and the addition of seven
new bridges
• Construction is scheduled to begin in Spring
2019 and slated to open in late 2022
• When completed, the extension will operate
together with the future 395 Express Lanes
as a single, fully-integrated Express Lanes
corridor between the Potomac and
Rappahannock Rivers

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Additional capacity on I- Creates jobs and economic
95 development

The new Express Lanes will Construction of the project


provide 66% more capacity estimated to create over 9,000
during peak periods and jobs and generate over $1
will move 30% more people billion in economic activity.
and 23% more vehicles
compared to today’s
condition.

$0 public subsidy Provides funding for


additional corridor
Anticipated funding to improvements
come from Transurban
without the use of state Transurban will provide
dollars. $277 million to the
Commonwealth to fund
critical transportation
projects in the corridor, such
as the northbound
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Rappahannock River
Emily Stock
Manager of Rail
Planning
DRPT Overview Todd Horsley
Director of
Northern Virginia
Transit Programs
I-95 Corridor Transportation Mega Town Hall
September 10, 2018

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DRPT focuses on moving people and goods:
• Rail
DRPT • Public transportation
• Commuter services
Role  
DRPT provides support for projects and
in programs:
• Assessing feasibility and environmental
Transportati impacts of new and expanding services
on • Conducting statewide rail and public
transportation studies
• Planning and programming new services
and capital improvement projects
• Providing leadership, advocacy, technical
assistance, and funding

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41Transit Systems
Rail and 60 Human Service Operators
Public 1 Commuter Rail Operator (VRE)

Transportati 18 Transportation Demand Management


Agencies

on 15 Metropolitan Planning Organizations

9 Shortline Railroads
Stakeholder 2 Class I Freight Railroads (CSX, NS)
s 1 Intercity Passenger Rail Operator
(Amtrak)
1 DRPT-Supported Intercity Bus Operator

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• 123- mile corridor

• Follows CSX’s rail line

• Shared freight rail and


passenger rail corridor

• DRPT has completed a


DC2RVA draft EIS and is currently
developing the final EIS
for FRA’s review

• FRA will issue a Record of


Decision & make
improvements in corridor
eligible for federal funding
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 3rd Track between Franconia and
Occoquan: $220M
 Design and Signals – 30%
complete
 Collaborating on bridges with
VDOT and Fairfax County
 Long Bridge Phase 1: $225M
 Constructs 6 miles of fourth
track from Alexandria to the
south bank of the Potomac
River
 Based on alignment of Long
Bridge Project
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Long Bridge Expansion Project
• TOP PRIORITY for
Virginia
• Bridge is currently at
98% capacity in peak
hours
• All freight, Amtrak, and
VRE rail traffic between
VA and northeast uses
Long Bridge
• Major bottleneck for rail
network on entire East
Coast
• Cost Estimate in Summer 6
Atlantic
Gateway
and
Long Bridge
Expansion

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Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund Restructuring
 Statewide Operating- 31%
 Statewide Capital- 12.5%
 WMATA Operating & Capital-53.5%
 Special Projects-3%
2018 Statewide Transit Capital Prioritization
Transit  Beginning FY 2020
 Processes for State of Good Repair and Major
Reforms Expansion
Transit Operating Funds Distribution
 Beginning FY 20, 100% allocation using service
delivery factors
Urban Transit Agency Strategic Plans
 Required every 5 years from agencies with 20+ bus
fleet serving urbanized area of 50,000+ 9
VRE - $15 M Annually
 Commuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund:
Additional  $4.85 M: Gas Tax Floor revenues collected in
Dedicated NVTC
 $10.15 M: Gas Tax Floor revenues collected in
Funding PRTC
for PRTC - $7.85 M Annually
Transit  Gas Tax Floor revenues collected in PRTC
 $1.7 M: Transient Occupancy Tax collected in
non-NVTC jurisdictions must also be used for
public transportation purposes

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Virginia Railway
Express
SMART SCALE
• Virginia
Crossroads Service Yard Expansion
• Brooke & Leeland Road Stations’ Improvements
• Railway
Quantico Improvements
• Alexandria Station Tunnel & Improvements
Express
I-66 Outside the Beltway
• Broad Run Station and maintenance and Storage Facility
Expansion
• Expanded platforms at Manassas Station
• Real-Time Parking Information
• Manassas Parking Garage
• New Rail Cars

Benefits
• Equivalent to nearly 36 miles of interstate capacity
• Reduces peak delay by 20 percent
• Provides service valued at around $8.7B
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Emily Stock
Manager of Rail
Planning
DRPT Overview Todd Horsley
Director of
Northern Virginia
Transit Programs
I-95 Corridor Transportation Mega Town Hall
September 10, 2018

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Brief History of Blue Line
Extension Efforts
SENATOR SCOTT A. SUROVELL, 36TH DISTRICT
I-95 TRANSPORTATION MEGA TOWN HALL
SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

2006
 Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Transact 2030 Plan
 “Metrorail Blue Line Extension – Springfield to Potomac Mills”
 Estimated Cost $1.5 Billion
 Second Priority Transit Project in I-95 Corridor
 http://thenovaauthority.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/TransAction_Resolution_09
1406.pdf
 Adopted September 14, 2006
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

2011
 Metro Conducts Conducts 30 Year Visioning Plan to Meet 2040 Demand
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

2012
 Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Transact 2040 Plan
 “Extend the Metrorail Blue Line from Springfield to Potomac Mills”
 No Estimated Cost
 Not Prioritized
 http://thenovaauthority.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/NVTA_TA2040_Build_2_Proje
ctList.pdf
 Adopted November, 2012
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

 Delegate Torian 2010-2015


 2010 – HB1313 (Torian) – PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Passed Transporation Committee, Killed in Appropriations
 2011 – HB2238 (Torian) - PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Tabled in Transportation Subcommittee
 2012 – HB407 (Torian) - PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Continued to 2013
 2013 – HB2172 (Torian) - PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Tabled in Transportation Subcommittee
 2015 – HB1999 (Torian) - PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Tabled in Transportation Subcommittee
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

 Congressman Gerry Connolly (Beyer Co-Sponsor)


 2009-2018 – Annually Introduces Congressional Resolutions
 2009 – H.R.1635 - Northern Virginia Metrorail Extension Act of 2009
 2011 - H.R. 55 – Northern Virginia Metrorail Extension Act of 2011
 2013 –H.R. 907 - Northern Virginia Metrorail Extension Act
 2015 – H.R. 779 - Northern Virginia Metrorail Extension Act
 Bills to Study Extension of Blue Line to Potomac Mills, Yellow Line to Prince William and
Orange Line to Haymarket
 Prince William County Board of Supervisors
 October 7, 2015
 Supervisor Principi Resolution
 Voted 7-1 to Endorse Connolly Metro Extension Feasibility Study
History of Blue Line Extension
Planning

 2016 General Assembly Session


 HB826 (Torian) - PWC Metro Rail Improvement District
 Tabled in Subcommittee
 HJ159 (Torian) – DRPT to Study Blue Line Extension
 Left in Rules
 SJ84 (Surovell/McPike/Albo/Lingamfelter) - DRPT to Study Blue Line Extension
 Continued to 2017 in Rules
 PWC Board of Supervisors Refused to Endorse/Support
 2018 General Assembly Session
 Budget Amendment, Item 445 #2s (Surovell) - $2,000,000 to DRPT to Study Blue Line Extension
 Not Adopted By Senate Finance Committee
 Budget Amendment, Item 445 #1h (Carroll-Foy) - $1,000,000 to DRPT to Study Blue Line Extension
 Not Adopted By House Appropriations Committee
 PWC Board of Supervisors Refused to Endorse/Support