Civic Meeting: Safety at Rt 7 & Chestnut

Reminder: The meeting on the safety of the corner of Route 7 and Chestnut will be on Oct. 17 at George Mason H.S. from 6:30- 8:30 pm. Presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Find out about plans to close the median along Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) at Chestnut Street to improve safety, and extend the left turn lane from eastbound Route 7 to Haycock Road (Route 703) to improve operations. Stop by between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to view displays and learn more about the project. A presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Project staff will be available to answer your questions. Review project information at the VDOT project website (, at the information meeting, or during business hours at VDOT’s Northern Virginia District Office at 4975 Alliance Drive in Fairfax. Please call ahead at 703-334-0204 or TTY/TDD 711 to ensure appropriate personnel are available to answer your questions.

Give your written comments at the meeting, or submit them by October 29, 2018 to Mr. Anwar Ansari, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation – Traffic Field Operations, 8010 Mason King Court, Manassas, VA 20109 or email Please reference “Route 7 and Chestnut Street Median Closure” in the subject line. VDOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Anwar Ansari at 703-334-0204.

Thanks to Tim Aubry for the reminder.