7th Street South Trail Connector


7th Street South Dead End to the Washington & Old Dominion (W & O D) Trail (Barcroft Neighborhood), Arlington, VA 22204  View Map

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The 7th Street S Trail Connector Project is substantially complete. Please see image gallery to the right for before and after photos.

  • The 7th St. S Trail Connector Project has started construction and completion is anticipated by early spring of this year.
  • Construction Hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, with contractors on-site and setting up as early as 7 am.
  • Access from 7th St. S onto the W&OD trail is closed for the duration of the construction project.  Residents should utilize the next closest access point to the W&OD Trail from 9th St. S.

About the Project

  • Asphalt paving of an existing compacted gravel trail, widened as-needed to maintain an 8’-0” width.
  • Minimal disturbance to the area within Glencarlyn Park, with County DPR and NVRPA land ownership.
  • Some existing invasive plant species removal with tree replacement and enhancement, as determined by County DPR and NC staff Landscape Architects and Foresters.
  • Signage and striping improvements at the 4800 Block dead end of 7th Street S and at the W & O D Trail.
  • Stormwater drainage improvements will be made to existing facilities.

Documents and Plans

  • Conceptual Design Plan (Sept. 26, 2013)
  • The Final Design was presented as an agenda item to the Barcroft School and Civic League at their monthly meeting on February 1, 2018. See civic association’s website for minutes on the presentation.
  • Final Design Plan