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Potomac Yard Development
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Page updated Jun 27, 2014 10:14 AM
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Welcome to the Potomac Yard Development Portal

What's New? 

Physical and Digital Models
  • A physical model has been prepared showing the relationship of each alternative (plus the CSX Option) to its surroundings. The model is on view in the Planning & Zoning office on the second floor of City Hall, 301 King Street.
  • digital model has been prepared showing how each of the Build Alternatives as well as the B-CSX Option might look to drivers traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP).  

Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Meeting 

New Construction 

  • Route 1 BRT median lanes began construction in July 2012 (Potomac Avenue to East Glebe Road median lanes anticipated to be completed Summer 2014).
  • Route 1 Northbound Lanes Widening (Potomac Avenue to East Glebe Road) completed June 2012.
  • Construction is underway in Landbays I and J East, including townhomes, two finger parks and a neighborhood park.
  • Potomac Yard Park construction is completed.
  • Potomac Avenue construction is completed.
  • Simpson Fields, as approved with Landbay K, is nearly complete.
     

 

Residential and Commercial Development
Learn about proposed and approved residential and commercial development for Potomac Yard.  View plan documents related to projects, including concept plans, renderings, governing documents, and maps.
Redevelopment of Retail Shopping Center
A new plan for the redevelopment of the Potomac Yard Retail Shopping Center was adopted by City Council in 2010.  The new retail center will contain 7.5 million square feet of office, retail, and residential development, as well as open space.  Some existing store tenants, such as Target, are expected to remain and be relocated to new stores during various stages of construction.  Learn more about the design for the retail shopping center and view images of the vision for the adopted plans.
New Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

An infill Metrorail station is being planned for the Potomac Yard development along the yellow and blue lines. The project is currently undergoing the environmental review process and location identification, with three locations under consideration. A working group has been established to coordinate with City staff on the project. Learn more about the process and view images of the documents provided to date.

Transportation Planning

Several transportation projects related to bus rapid transit and improvements for pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist connections are underway in the Potomac Yard Development area.

Public Amenities
The redevelopment of Potomac Yard will create a need for public amenities and services. Two potential school sites are preliminarily designated; a new fire station is constructed and operating; and a series of regional and local parks are planned. Learn more about public amenities and view a map of potential locations.
News and Media

Get the latest eNews updates and media coverage from television, radio, newspapers, and blogs regarding the development of the Potomac Yard Development Plan.

--- Potomac Yard Development ----

301 King Street, Room 2100
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4666
Fax: 703.838.6393
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.