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Northfax East/University Drive Extension

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Project Description:

  • This project will construct an extension of University Drive from Fairfax Blvd to Eaton Place. It will provide a new vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle connection within the Northfax area. The new roadway will contain sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, on-road bike lanes, lighting and landscaping. The project will also include the reconstruction of the traffic signal at the University Drive/Fairfax Blvd Intersection.

  • The City has been awarded approximately $10M in SmartScale funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation to construct this project. Please visit the SmartScale webpage at for more information regarding the funding. 

Project Schedule:

  • Preliminary Engineering: In Progress  
  • Public Hearing: September 25, 2018
  • Design: 2020
  • Construction: Anticipated 2020/2021 


  • Continuation of University Dr from Fairfax Blvd to Eaton Place

Public Hearing Plans 


  • Smartscale Funding

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