traffic light cars roads intersection pixabay

Fairfax County Supervisors on Sept. 15 were set to approve the spending of $2.79 million in Tysons Grid of Streets Road Fund revenues to purchase a perpetual easement and a temporary construction easement for a future Center Street in Tysons.

Supervisors acted so that the purchase could occur before Sept. 30, which marks the end of the federal fiscal year. The easement initiative has been a joint effort by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation, federal government and representatives from the adjacent Tysons Central mixed-use development, which supervisors approved in 2013.

The future Center Street, which would connect between Route 7 and Greensboro Drive, will be located on federal land administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The amount to be transferred from the local government to the federal government was determined via appraisals.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.