Lubber Run Park Bridge Replacement Project

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Status

In Design

Design Process Begins: 1st Quarter 2021

Design Process Ends: 3rd Quarter 2021

Construction Begins: 2nd Quarter 2022

Construction Ends: 3rd Quarter 2022

About the Project

One of two bridges that were destroyed in a 2019 flashflood event is being replaced along the Lubber Run Park stream and trail corridor.  The two were formerly located northwest of the amphitheater and at the halfway mark between the restrooms and Route 50. The FY 2021 Capital Improvement Plan identifies funding to design one replacement bridge. The goal of this project will be to design this new bridge in the most suitable location for enhancing accessibility around the park.

Background

In 2019, a flash flood event destroyed two pedestrian bridges along the Lubber Run Park stream and trail corridor. Learn more here (video)

About the Process

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Public Engagement

May 4 - 18, 2021: This engagement opportunity consisted of an informational video and opportunity to provide thoughts on a potential bridge location. Community comments are helping inform next steps. 

Oct. 20 - Nov. 4, 2021: This engagement opportunity consisted of an informational video about the suggested bridge location and an opportunity to provide thoughts on if the proposed location was acceptable. Community comments(PDF, 620KB) will help inform the next stage of the process.

Nov. 17, 2021: Arlington Forest Civic Association Q&A (meeting minutes(PDF, 162KB)).

Funding

Trail Modernization Program  

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Location

300 N. Park Drive, Arlington, VA 22203  View Map

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