Fairfax County officials are set to consider changes to the intersection of Swinks Mill and Lewinsville Roads in McLean later this fall.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is currently studying the intersection.
The study “included survey, operational analysis, intersection concepts and collaboration with Fairfax County,” Jenni McCord, a VDOT spokesperson, told Tysons Reporter.
A traffic signal, a traffic signal with intersection modifications and a roundabout are under consideration, she said.
Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust said that the intersection would need more than a traffic signal to improve congestion and safety.
“Given the layout of the current intersection, installing a traffic signal is not straightforward,” Foust said. “Even though the intersection meets the VDOT warrants for a traffic signal, VDOT is required to evaluate other measures to make the intersection safer.”
Foust said that he plans to meet with VDOT and the Fairfax County Department of Transportation in late fall to discuss the options and funding.
“The final report is being drafted and should be completed later this fall, and will include high-level cost estimates for all three concepts being analyzed,” McCord said.
Map via Google Maps
ShowPlace Icon Theatre at The Boro in Tysons (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) The 96th Academy Awards are just under a month away, which means there’s still time to catch…
The Pakistani clothing store Khaadi will open at Tysons Corner Center on Feb. 24 (courtesy Khaadi) A Pakistani fashion company will soon leave its first footprint in the U.S. with…
Fairfax County Government Center (staff photo by James Jarvis) As anticipated, Fairfax County is looking at a tight budget for the coming year that will once again lean primarily on…
A mural in Fairfax Circle depicts the Old Town Square splash pad (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) TSA Gives First-Ever Tour of Springfield Warehouse — “In a non-descript building right…