Projects

Current Neighborhood Conservation Projects

Currently, we are working on two Neighborhood Conservation Projects in Arlington County that have significant impact for our neighborhood:
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  • The North Evergreen & 11th Street intersection and pedestrian safety (details included below); and
  • The North George Mason Drive Traffic Project is waiting for additional details from Arlington County. (preliminary sketches below)

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Completed Neighborhood Conservation Project

Recently, work was completed on the renovation of Woodlawn Park:
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North Evergreen & 11th Streets

Location

N. Evergreen Street from 11st St N, George Mason Drive, Washington Blvd, N. Columbus Street to N. Buchanan Street (Waycroft-Woodlawn)

Status

In Design

About the Project

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  • Intersection and Pedestrian Safety improvement project to include corner nub extensions at the following intersections: N. Evergreen St and Washington Blvd; N. George Mason Drive and 11th St N; N. Evergreen St and 11th St N; and N. Buchanan St and 11th St N.
  • Other improvements may include ADA compliant pedestrian ramp upgrades; 6-ft sidewalk at 4737 11th St N. up to the property line at 4731 11th St N., and ending with an ADA compliant pedestrian ramp (for access to Nelly Custis Trail).
  • A potential raingarden (bio-retention) feature at N. Evergreen St & 11th St N. (1106 N. Evergreen) may be considered.
  • A drainage analysis will be performed during the final design and storm sewer structures and mains may be added accordingly.
  • Driveway aprons within the project limits (at locations where extensions are being constructed) will be replaced.
  • Full depth roadway replacement may occur as needed throughout the project limits, as determined through the detailed design.
  • Milling and paving of the roadway will be completed where needed in all other areas within the project limits.

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This information is from the Arlington County Project website.

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North George Mason Drive

More information about this Project with be coming shortly.

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Woodlawn Park

Location

1325 N Buchanan St, Arlington, VA (Waycroft-Woodlawn)

Status

Complete
Start Date: Summer 2016 (Playgrounds and Walkways)
End Date: 1st Quarter 2017 (Playgrounds and Walkways)

About the Project

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  • This is a Waycroft / Woodlawn Civic Association Neighborhood Conservation project that was funded in February 2014.
  • Neighborhood kids helped design the new playgrounds for tots and school age kids at Woodlawn Park and the community was involved in planning to create an environmentally sustainable park.
  • Old play areas were moved away from the creek and the area along the creek was reforested with a variety of native trees, shrubs and perennials. Invasive plants were removed and new site furnishings installed, making it quite a “Woodlawn.”
  • The invasive plant removal is a five-year plan that began in May 2014. A U.S. Department of Forestry grant funded a portion of the reforestation.
  • The final park design was developed based on County-wide feedback through Open Arlington with final approval the civic association.
  • The contract for construction was awarded and approved by the County Board in June 2016, and was completed in March 2017.

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This information is from the Arlington County Project website.