Six upcoming meetings and ribbon cuttings to mark on your calendar


Credit: Fairfax County

There are several public information meetings and grand openings coming up in the next month that are worth looking into and perhaps attending. We've highlighted six of them for you below.

2022 Paving and Restriping Program Virtual Public Information Meeting (Mount Vernon/Lee/Springfield Districts) - Tue Apr 19 7:00 pm


The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)’s Northern Virginia Paving Program improves hundreds of miles of roads in Fairfax County every year. VDOT and the Fairfax County Department of Transportation FCDOT) use this program as an opportunity to increase driver, bicyclist and pedestrian safety with road and crosswalk improvements while minimizing the financial investment in restriping work. The community is invited to provide striping-related feedback by attending a virtual public meeting… [more details]

Informational Briefing on Mount Vernon Rec Center Renovation - Wed May 4 6:30 pm

Bucknell Elementary School, Alexandria

The Fairfax County Park Authority, in cooperation with the Mount Vernon District Supervisor’s Office, will hold an informational briefing to discuss the approaching renovation and expansion schedule of the Mount Vernon Rec Center (MVRC) on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The briefing will be held at Bucknell Elementary School located at 6925 University Drive, Alexandria, Virginia. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria... [more details]

Ribbon Cutting for the Community Center in Lee District - Sat May 7 11:00 am

Community Center in Lee District, Alexandria

Join us for the Grand Opening of our Community Center in Lee District. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony, activities and an opportunity to meet and engage with staff, community members and stakeholders. Read more about the center here... [more details]

Ribbon Cutting for Laurel Hill Central Green Playground - Sat May 7 2:00 pm

Laurel Hill Central Green, Lorton

A new playground will open at Laurel Hill, and the public is invited to attend the opening celebration. The Fairfax County Park Authority and Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck invite you to opening ceremonies for the new playground at Laurel Hill Central Green on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 2 p.m. Please join us for brief remarks from local officials followed by the official ribbon-cutting and refreshments… [more details]

NVTA Six Year Plan Public Hearing - Thurs May 12 7:00 pm

Hybrid (Northern Virginia Transportation Authority in Fairfax & Virtual)

The FY2022-2027 SYP Public Hearing will be held in a hybrid format, offering both remote and in-person opportunities to provide comment to the NVTA on multimodal transportation projects located throughout Northern Virginia, including the Richmond Highway widening project and Bus Rapid Transit. Due to pandemic concerns, it is strongly encouraged comments be provided virtually or in advance. For those who choose to… [more details]

Richmond Highway Speed Limit Study: Second Virtual Public Information Meeting - Thu May 26 7:00 pm


The Richmond Highway Speed Limit Study is assessing the 45 MPH speed limit on about eight miles of Richmond Highway (Route 1) between Belvoir Road/Meade Road and I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) to improve safety for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and transit users. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is holding its second virtual public information meeting about the study following its development… [more details]

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