Project Overview

The Joint Venture of Corman Construction and Wagman Heavy Civil will serve as the Design-Build Team responsible for the construction of the U.S. Rt. 1 Improvements Project (Project).  The construction of the project will be performed as directed by Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD), in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the U.S. Garrison Fort Belvoir (Army), and the County of Fairfax, Virginia. This project is funded in part by the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA).

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The Project consists of the widening of a 3.68 mile segment of U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) from Telegraph Road (Route 611) to Mount Vernon Highway (Route 235) in Fairfax County, VA.  The Project will consist of widening from four through lanes to six through lanes, including the addition of left and right turn lanes at intersections and connecting roadways, and provision of a multi-use trail, pedestrian sidewalk, and on-road bicycle accommodations.  The Project also includes the construction of new bridges over the Accotink Creek.  These improvements are necessary to improve traffic operations on Route 1 and access to a new Army Hospital located on Fort Belvoir.

The Design-Build Team’s scope of work includes, but is not limited to the following work items:

  • Route 1 Widening
  • Intersection Improvements
  • Telegraph Road Improvements
  • Removal of Existing Military Railroad Crossing Bridge
  • Removal of Existing Accotink Creek Bridge
  • Construction of Two New Bridges Over the Accotink Creek
  • Relocation of the Otis-Tufton Mason House

The Project is located in a corridor that contains numerous historically significant characteristics.  The Design-Build Team, along with Project Stakeholders, shall strive to respect and maintain the integrity of the these historically significant sites, including but not limited to:

  • Pohick Episcopal Church
  • Woodlawn Historic District
  • Woodlawn Baptist Church and Cemetery
  • Woodlawn Quaker Meeting House
  • Woodlawn Plantation
  • Pope-Leighy House
  • Grand View House
  • Otis-Tufton Mason House
  • Sharpe Stable Complex
  • George Washington’s Distillery and Grist Mill