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Route 1 Water Main Replacement Project

Project Manager

M. Elena Herrera, P.E.

Service Authority

Project Description

This project consists of the replacement of a water transmission main along Route 1 from the Garfield Booster Station (near the intersection of Route 1 and Neabsco Road) running south toward Fuller Heights Road. The purpose of this project is to increase transmission capacity from the Garfield Booster Station to southern portions of the Dumfries Pressure Zone, to improve system reliability and to meet customer demand.

Current Project Activities

Route 1, Phase 1

As part of this project phase, there will be single, right-lane closures in various locations along Route 1 from Wayside Drive to Neabsco Road. These closures will occur Monday through Friday, between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., through the December 2022. Please follow traffic control signs and traffic cones when closures are in place.

Route 1, Phase 2

Daytime thru-traffic closures on Old Triangle Road between Woodland Drive and Graham Park Road will continue through mid-December 2021. The closures will be in effect Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local access to homes, offices and schools within the closure area will be permitted by following direction from traffic management crews. Public transportation, mail and delivery services will continue uninterrupted in the closure area.

Additional limited and minor daytime closures on Old Triangle Road will occur occasionally after mid-December for the installation of new water service lines, sewer lateral installations and paving operations.

The detour routes will be as follows:

Detour from Graham Park Road

  • Take Graham Park Road to Woodland Drive
  • Turn right on Woodland Drive
  • Take Woodland Drive to Old Triangle Road

Detour from Woodland Drive to Graham Park Road

  • From Woodland Drive turn right on Old Triangle Road
  • Turn left on Brady’s Hill Road 
  • From Brady’s Hill Road turn right on Rt 1 North
  • Turn right on Graham Park Road
  • Take Graham Park Road to Old Triangle Road