INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
1. McLean Streetscape Phase III. The project will install brick pavers, lights and landscaping along the south side of Chain Bridge Road from Redmond Drive to Old Dominion Drive to Center Street, and along both sides of Chain Bridge Road from Laughlin Street to Curran Street. The final plan is under development.
2. Listrani Peninsula. Added to the McLean Streetscape Phase III project in 2014, the project will design and install landscaping, pavers, a seat wall, and an area for the future installation of public art at the peninsula between Old Dominion Drive and Elm Street.
3. McLean Gateway. Design and construction of a landscaped median along Old Dominion Drive at the intersection of Old Dominion Drive/McLean Drive, and the installation of a McLean gateway sign within the median. Construction is anticipated to begin Fall 2015.
4. Gateway Signage. Installation of gateway signs at the Chain Bridge Road/Dolley Madison intersection; on Chain Bridge Road between Westmoreland Road and Tennyson Drive; and, on Old Dominion Drive between Dolley Madison Boulevard and Beverly Drive. The project is funded by grants obtained by the McLean Revitalization Corporation (MRC).
5. Chain Bridge Road Corridor Enhancement. Completed in 2015, the project redesigned the Chain Bridge Road/Old Dominion Drive intersection and constructed pedestrian and streetscape improvements, including the extension of the peninsula at Old Dominion Drive and Elm Street to create a safe pedestrian refuge on the west side of the intersection. The crosswalks will be restriped to align with a new pedestrian traffic signal.
6. Signal Replacement. In 2015, new mast arms and signals were installed at the intersection of Chain Bridge Road and Old Dominion Drive.
7. McLean Utilities. Completed in 2013, utility lines were undergrounded along the south side of Old Dominion Drive between the Lowell Avenue and the Chain Bridge Road/Old Dominion Drive intersection to Center Street; and, along both sides of Chain Bridge Road from Laughlin Street to Curran Street.
8. Bicycle Way-Finding Signs. (Project not shown on map). This project, the first of its kind in Fairfax County, installed approximately 80 signs along bicycle routes in McLean. The signs point bicyclists to such locations as the McLean Community Center, the McLean Metrorail station and the W&OD trail.