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The Washington Boulevard Trail project will include the construction of a bicycle and pedestrian trail along Washington Boulevard that will provide an off-street link of the Arlington Boulevard Trail to Columbia Pike. The trail will link to bicycle and pedestrian facilities being developed along Columbia Pike and in the Pentagon City area, as well as provide a new access way into Towers Park.
A project is in the design stage to upgrade pedestrian, cyclist and transit rider safety along South Courthouse Road between 2nd Street and Columbia Pike. Design is largely complete and construction is currently schedule for the Summer of 2015.
Design features include:
See the project website for updates.
A project is in the design stage to upgrade pedestrian, cyclist and transit rider safety along Walter Reed Drive between 5th St and Columbia Pike. Project design is still being refined. Construction has been delayed due to staffing changes.
Preliminary design features include:
Here are the 60% plans for 5th-8th and 8th-Pike. See the project website for updates.
Phase II of the reconstruction of Butler Holmes Park has been approved for funding. The county will be working with the neighborhood on a final design in the coming months. Phase II will re-grade the playing field, add the tot lot and replacing the fencing in the park.