Be in the Know About Ongoing Construction in National Landing

Construction is ongoing throughout National Landing. Please contact info@nationallanding.org to share pertinent information with the community or ask questions about particular projects.

Dominion Substation Four Mile Run Trail Detour

  • On the week of June 6, Dominion Energy will close the section of Four Mile Run Trail in front of the substation at 3225 S Eads Street. The trail will be closed for approximately four months while they build a boardwalk to use as a temporary trail detour for the four year project. During the four-month construction of the boardwalk, a detour will be in place to re-route trail users along Route 1/Richmond Highway, Glebe Road, and South Eads Street. Adjustments will be made to the sidewalk on Route 1 and the traffic pattern on Glebe Road to accommodate the new traffic.
  • Learn More Here

Transitway Extension Project

  • Parking lanes along Crystal Drive and 12th Street South will be closed to make way for the Transitway extension project beginning Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Parking Lanes Closing to Make Way for Transitway Extension to Pentagon City

  • Starting on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the parking lanes on the northbound side of Crystal Drive and 12th Street South, from 15th Street South to Army Navy Drive, will close permanently to make way for Segment I of the Transitway Extension to Pentagon City. This extension to Pentagon City is the northern segment of the Crystal City Potomac Yard Transitway, adding to the 4.5-mile bus-only Transitway corridor dedicated to high-frequency, premium transit service. With the extension, the Transitway will run from the Braddock Road Metrorail station in the City of Alexandria to the Pentagon City Metrorail station in Arlington.
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15h Street Pedestrian Improvemenet Project Update

  • This project was identified as part of the Crystal City Sector Plan for improved pedestrian access between the Crystal City Metrorail Station and destinations west of Route 1, and comprises updates to sidewalk and pedestrian facilities along the north side of 15th Street South between Richmond Highway (Route 1) and S. Eads Street.
  • The proposed work will improve the pedestrian streetscape with a safer, more comfortable route to and from the Crystal City Metrorail Station.
  • Construction is scheduled to begin by about mid-May and will last approximately two months. Work hours for the project will generally be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Transitway Extension to Pentagon City 

  • Beginning the week of April 4th, Arlington County contractors will initiate the construction work for the first segment of the Transitway Extension to Pentagon City. The work includes the installation of two new transit stations at Crystal Drive & 15th Street S, and 12th Street S. & Long Bridge Drive, along with street improvements along 12th Street S. between S. Eads St. and S. Clark St., and the intersection of 12th Street S. at Crystal Drive.
  • Construction will begin the week of April 4th, 2022 and is anticipated to be complete by April 2023. Work hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 
  • Learn More Here

18th St S Complete Streets Work Begins January 31

  • Starting on Monday, January 31, Arlington County contractors will begin demolition work on the 18th St S median between South Fern Street and South Eads Street. The work will take place Monday through Friday, 7 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., and last through February 23.
  • During work hours vehicle traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction, but will be fully available after work hours. Pedestrian access will be maintained, and street parking on 18th Street South will remain available, though limited.
  • This is the first part of the 18th Street South Complete Streets project to continue the existing South Hayes Street protected bike lane further east, helping to improve the bicycle network connection between the core of Pentagon City and Crystal City.
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1900 Crystal Drive Construction Update

  • The third and final tower crane was erected in December.
  • Night work on Crystal Dr. has been completed and there will be no Crystal Dr. closures in January.
  • To complete required utility improvements, the eastbound lane of 18th St between S Bell St. and Crystal Dr. will be closed each day from 9am – 3pm for approximately 3 weeks beginning January 10th.
  • Learn More Here

Ongoing Operations at Metropolitan Park 

  • Traffic Operations: There will be intermittent traffic stops in the coming weeks at the corner of S. Elm Street and 15th Street to support material deliveries at the jobsite. Flaggers will be present to assist with traffic flow. We are utilizing dump trucks to support the removal of 10,000 cubic yards of soil during the park excavation phase. Learn More Here
  • Concrete Operations: To maintain concrete pump and truck access,13th Street, between S. Eads Street and S. Elm Street, as well as portions of S. Elm Street, between 15th Street and 14th Street, will be closed periodically. Access to all adjacent buildings' driveways, loading docks, and entry points, will be maintained. Flaggers will be present to assist with traffic flow.  Learn More Here
  • Work Hours: The project team is working in compliance with Arlington County’s noise ordinance and operates within the County's permitted work hours of 7 AM to 9 PM (Mon-Fri) and 9 AM to 9 PM (Sat, Sun, and holidays). Learn More Here

New Construction: Potomac Yard-Four Mile Run Trail Connection

  • Arlington County is set to begin construction of public improvements for the planned Short Bridge Park project. This project will help complete a crucial missing link between the Four Mile Run Trail, the upstream W&OD Trail, the downstream Mount Vernon Trail, and existing street connections along Route 1 and across the Four Mile Run pedestrian bridge. These improvements will consist of a 10-foot-wide concrete trail connecting the northbound Route 1 Trail with the Four Mile Run Trail extending east-west beneath Route 1, as well as removal of a section of sidewalk to accommodate a simpler connection to the Four Mile Run pedestrian bridge. Construction is scheduled to begin in December and will last approximately six months, provided no delays due to weather. During this time the contractor will maintain a construction entrance on Potomac Avenue, staging needed equipment and materials at Short Bridge Park, and will temporarily detour sidewalk traffic as necessary to complete the work. Work hours for the project will generally be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F.

Metropolitan Park Construction Update

  • The tower crane setup this weekend will close the eastern portion of 20th street NOT Crystal Drive from 4am-9pm Saturday, December 18th and 9am-9pm Sunday, December 19th. Only a small section of 20th Street from Crystal Drive to the 220 20th Street parking garage entrance will be closed. The garage entrance will remain open & accessible. Additionally, two more nights of work are needed to complete the project. This work will close Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th streets from 9pm-5am on Tuesday, December 21st and again Wednesday, December 22nd. As with earlier utility work on Crystal Drive there may be some noise associated with this permitted work.

Demolition of 223 23rd Street

  • Starting November 2021, JBG SMITH will begin demolition work at 223 23rd Street. This exciting project may create changes for our everyday pedestrian and vehicular routines. Learn More Here

18th Street Complete Streets Project

  • This project will rebuild 18th Street South between Fern and Eads Streets in order to continue the existing South Hayes Street protected bike lane further east. The intersection of 18th Street South and South Fern Street will be rebuilt to remove the slip lane and reduce crossing distances. There will be lane closures during construction hours.