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Completed early improvements at Baron Cameron Avenue;
opened third left-turn lane from westbound Route 7 to Baron Cameron Avenue 10 days prior to contract date. Click here to see a Twitter video. Work on early improvements between Reston Avenue and Baron Cameron Avenue began in mid-August:
Placed fill materials for the temporary and permanent widening in the median.
Began soil cement stabilization operations in the median of Route 7 to provide a base for future pavement sections.
Installed sub-base Cement Treated Aggregate (CTA) in areas of soil cement stabilization in the median.
Placed temporary pavement 21-B aggregate in median.
Continued the installation and monitoring of erosion & sediment (E&S) control measures for all disturbed areas.
Continued drainage work in the median of Route 7.
Placed asphalt in the median of Route 7 for temporary and permanent widening.
Based on feedback from the community, additional enhancements along the corridor during August included:
Placement of rumble strips on Utterback Store Road to warn drivers of the Forestville Elementary School Zone.
Installation of pavement markings and “Do Not Block Intersection” signage on Towlston Road at Vernon Drive.
Construction of temporary turn taper on westbound Route 7 to facilitate deceleration and turning at Northfalls Court.
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Utility relocation work continued near the Route 7/Baron Cameron Avenue intersection.
Completed shoulder widening on north side of westbound Route 7 west of Baron Cameron Avenue.
Installed temporary signals to accommodate upcoming traffic shifts at Reston Parkway, Utterback Store Road, and Baron Cameron Avenue.
Traffic was shifted slightly to the north on westbound Route 7 between Reston Avenue and Baron Cameron Avenue.
Began installation of barrier to protect the median work area west of Amanda Drive.
Continued earth moving operations west of Utterback Store Road.
Began storm sewer installation between Reston Avenue and Reston Parkway.
Click here to see photos. June 2019
Started utility relocations near the Route 7/Baron Cameron Avenue intersection.
Completed grading and placement of stone for shoulder widening west of Utterback Store Road.
Installed concrete traffic barrier in the median west of Reston Parkway.
Removed topsoil from the median west of Utterback Store Road.
Began earth moving activities in the median west of Reston Parkway.
Began installing storm pipe and structures on the east side of the Reston Avenue intersection.
Relocated the pedestrian poles for the Utterback Store Road intersection.
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