A meeting tomorrow night is set to give locals an update and a chance to comment on proposed changes to Magarity Road.
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is gearing up to make walkway improvements to Magarity Road, which creates the border of where East Side neighborhood of Tysons stops and the Falls Church area of Fairfax County begins.
The project is set to provide a continuous curb and gutter and an 8-foot-wide asphalt walkway along the south side of Magarity Road and in front of Westgate Elementary School, along with new crosswalks across the road at Tremayne Place, Cherri Drive and Ware Road, according to county documents.
The project also plans to make the drop-off and pick-up turning movements at the school safer and relocate several bus stops.
More from Fairfax County about the project:
Residents of Pimmit Hills, the neighborhood south of Magarity Road, and the Westgate Elementary School requested a walkway on the south side of the street to allow more children to walk and bike to school safely.
The project will provide connectivity to the school, with other area planned trail projects, and to the McLean Metrorail Station.
The meeting is set to take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 13) at the cafeteria at Westgate Elementary School (7500 Magarity Road) in Falls Church.
At the meeting, FCDOT staff will give an update on the scoping and design changes since the June 2018 meeting.
People have until Nov. 27 to provide feedback and can submit comments online or in writing to FCDOT.
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