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Braddock Road, from Rolling Road to Roberts Road, to be Repaved

The Virginia Department of Transportation will begin full milling and paving of Braddock Road, between Rolling Road and Roberts Road. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude, weather permitting, Nov. 15, 2012.

Virginia Paving plans to begin its work starting at Rolling Road and head west, completing both the east and westbound sections with intermediate asphalt and temporary striping. Upon completion of this stage to Roberts Road, the contractor will initiate final paving, again starting at Rolling Road and moving west.

However, this time only the westbound lanes will be paved. When the contractor reaches Roberts Road, the process will be reversed to complete the eastbound side, moving back towards Rolling Road.

In an effort to minimize this project's impact on traffic along Braddock District's main thoroughfare, all work will occur at night; 8 p.m. through 5 a.m., Sunday night through Friday morning. No work is permitted prior to 9 a.m. on Sundays or Federal Holidays. Though this work is permitted at night, the contractor must still abide by the Fairfax County Noise Ordinance.

For example:

*The use of hoe rams or jackhammers in conjunction with this project is prohibited between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and between the hours of 9 p.m. and 9 a.m., Sundays and Federal Holidays.

*All lights used to illuminate the project site, including any staging areas related to this project shall be directed downward and away from all occupied residential buildings, and particularly, directed away from those parts of all buildings used for sleeping purposes.

*All motorized vehicles and equipment used on this project must be equipped with proper mufflers.

Trucking routes and timing shall be planned to minimize the backing of such traffic and therefore minimize the use of backup alarms.

*The banging of tail gates is strictly prohibited. Drivers associated with this project are to be briefed daily about this prohibition.

If you have any questions or concerns as this project is underway, contact the office of the Braddock district supervisor, John Cook, at 703-425-9300, or send an email at braddock@fairfaxcounty.gov.