Route 1 Improvements at Fort Belvoir


Federal Highway Administration, Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division


Lorton, VA

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Widens 4 miles of US Route 1 from four to six lanes to relieve heavy traffic near the Fort Belvoir military installation.
  • Replaced the bridge over Accotink Creek.
  • Constructed new bicycle lanes and safer crosswalks.
  • Project is within a historic area with portions in a formal Historic District.
  • Maintenance of traffic includes daily closures along US Route 1 and shifting traffic to the new southbound lanes as the northbound lanes were constructed.
  • Utility relocations include Fairfax Water & Sewer, OH Dominion, Verizon, Cox, Comcast, and an underground Washington Gas 12” transmission main.

Status: Under Construction

Joint Venture Partner

Corman-Wagman, A Joint Venture; JV Partner: GA & FC Wagman, Inc.