Bridge Repair - Van Dorn over Holmes Run Project
The City of Alexandria will hold a community meeting to discuss the construction activities planned for this repair project. More information can be found in the Construction section below.
The City of Alexandria is repairing the Holmes Run culvert at Van Dorn St. Each year, Federal officials conduct bridge inspections throughout the city as part of the Bridge Inspection Program, in an effort to extend the life of bridges by maintaining their condition. Following the completion of the 2020 inspection, the City established a long-term maintenance plan and identified a series of immediate repairs required to extend the life of this culvert. The solution includes preventive and restorative maintenance such as repairs to the concrete bridge walls and slabs, as well as metal pipe.
September 2020 – April 2021
November 2022 - December 2023
- Site Mobilization: Late June 2023
The City of Alexandria has contracted Fort Myer Construction to repair the Van Dorn Street culvert over Holmes Run. Work crews will be repairing the culvert concrete and metal pipe, as well as installing culvert protection.
Construction site mobilization is expected to begin in late June 2023 and finish by the end of December 2023. This schedule is contingent on weather conditions.
General construction activities are permitted to occur Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
The City is holding a meeting to present the project and answer any questions the community may have. The meeting is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.
- Date: Thursday, July 20, 2023
- Time: 7-8 p.m.
- Where: Patrick Henry Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room C, 4653 Taney Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 22304
The following temporary impacts to Holmes Run Parkway between North Ripley Street and Van Dorn Street may occur during construction hours:
- Closure of the eastbound lane of Holmes Run Parkway
- Closure of a small segment (no more than 500 feet) of Holmes Run Trail
- Curbside parking restrictions adjacent to the project site along the eastbound lane
Flaggers from the construction crew will be present to direct traffic, assist trail users with crossing to the sidewalk on the opposite side of Holmes Run Parkway, and ensure residents have access to their homes.