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US Route 1 - Fort Belvoir

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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division, in cooperation with Fairfax County, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, and the Virginia Department of Transportation, is proposing alternatives for the improvement of deficiencies in the 3.4-mile section of U.S. Route 1 between Telegraph Road (Route 611) and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway (Route 235) in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Public Notice

Disposition of Fort Belvoir’s Railroad Bridge Facility No. 1433.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) seeks written expressions of interest from individuals, organizations, and government agencies interested in assuming ownership and responsibility for the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Belvoir’s Railroad Bridge Facility No. 1433 considered eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. The bridge was built in 1940s, is 194 feet, 8 inches in length, and 14 feet wide, and has not been in use since 1990. FHWA-EFLHD may provide the estimated cost of demolition, not to exceed $33,400.00, to assist an acceptable new owner in implementing a maintenance and preservation plan for the structure. Any party assuming ownership and maintenance responsibilities of the Army’s railroad bridge will be required to consent to the donation of a preservation easement to the Board of Historic Resources, to be administered by the Department of Historic Resources (Code of Virginia 10.1-2204), or to an entity selected in consultation with the SHPO. Additional information concerning the bridge is available from the contact listed below.

Expressions of interest must identify and describe:

  • the prospective use of the bridge and a plan for implementing that use,
  • a plan and schedule for moving the bridge in accordance with the U.S. Route 1 Improvement Project’s construction schedule specified by FHWA-EFLHD,
  • the financial and technical capabilities of the recipient to move and maintain the bridge, and
  • the ability of the recipient to indemnify the Army from all future liability and claims.
  • FHWA-EFLHD reserves the exclusive right to accept or reject any or all proposals.

Conditions of Ownership

Please send all expressions of interest to the address provided below by 5:00 PM, October 14, 2013.

Mr. Jack VanDop
Senior Program Manager
FHWA-EFLHD
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone: 703-404-6282
E-Mail: Jack.VanDop@dot.gov

Public Involvement

Environmental Documents

 

Historic Preservation

 

For additional information, please contact:
Jack VanDop, Project Manager
Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, VA 20166
PH (703)404-6282