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Springfield (VA) Drivers-Prepare For More Aggravation

Springfield VA Commuters More Construction Coming
The 7 year project to upgrade the Springfield Interchange is barely behind us and now the extension of the Fairfax County Parkway will once again make Springfield commuting a challenge.

Starting in a few weeks the Fullerton Road exit off of I-95 (166B) will be closed.  If you are a local commuter who likes to sneak off the I-95 at this exit when southbound traffic is stacked up you will now need to remember to get off at the Backlick Rd exit instead. 

A study done by VDOT during the morning peak, an average of 345 vehicles an hour travel along the two lane Fullerton Road to Rolling Road. That becomes 873 an hour at the afternoon peak. On southbound Backlick Road, you will find 1,776 vehicles an hour in the morning peak and 2,918 in the p.m. peak.

Anyone who has sat in the traffic in Springfield knows the extension to the parkway and providing an exit directly from the Parkway to I-95 is sorely needed.  With the influx of 21,000 personnel to Fort Belvoir area unraveling the roads around Springfield is a major priority for the VDOT.  The parkway project is Virginia's largest Recovery Act project.

If staying off the roads in Northern Virginia during another road construction project appeals to you then check out :

Northern Virginia Commuting

If you have PCS orders to Fort Belvoir or moving to the area as part of BRAC give me a call at 703-346-2213.  No hassle, no pressure just straight talk about the Northern Virginia housing market and a few hints about local back roads.

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If you are interested in learning more about the Northern Virginia Real Estate market including Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William Counties give Cindy Jones and Integrity Real Estate Group a call at 703-346-2213.

Military Relocation Specialist serving military families relocating to and from the Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Quantico MCB and all of the Military District of Washington installations. 

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Check out www.varealestatetalk.com and www.cjrealtygroup.com for more information.

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Comment balloon 6 commentsCindy Jones • October 29 2009 06:53AM
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