Parks & Recreation Projects
Waterfront parks and programming are among the priorities set by City Council when guiding Waterfront Plan implementation back in 2015. That dedication to green space, recreation, the arts, and history persists today and is exemplified by the activities and amenities along Alexandria Waterfront.
Beauregard Street Multi-Use Trail Project
The purpose of this project is to design and construct a shared-use path along North Beauregard Street between Fillmore Avenue and Berkeley Street, a distance of approximately 0.5 miles.
Eugene Simpson Park Renovation Projects
In 2014, the City completed a Citywide Parks Improvement Plan for six parks, including a plan for Simpson Park. Several plan recommendations have been implemented since 2014 and this project will address the remaining outstanding recommendations.
Four Mile Run Trail Bridge Project
In Summer 2021, it was observed during a field inspection that a hole had formed in the Four Mile Run Park Trail bridge deck. After a follow-up structural inspection, it was determined that the condition of the bridge was not suitable for use by people driving, biking, or walking.
Joseph Hensley Park Renovation
Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities is currently designing a renovation of Joseph Hensley Park, scheduled for phased implementation beginning in 2022. The proposed design plan has a number of amendments to the endorsed 2014 Joseph Hensley Park Improvement Plan.
Lucky Run Stream Restoration
Lucky Run is a tributary to Four Mile Run and part of the larger Potomac River watershed. The Lucky Run watershed consists of approximately 225 acres of densely developed urban land and as a result, the stream currently exhibits instability along with several unfavorable characteristics.
Robinson Terminal South Update: Historic Ship Stabilization
This project includes the stabilization and storage of three historic ship remnants excavated at the Robinson Landing Site.
Stormwater Infrastructure Projects
The stormwater infrastructure projects presented on this webpage help the City achieve pollution reductions associated with the Chesapeake Bay TMDL as mandated through the City's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit.
Taylor Run Stream Restoration
The Taylor Run Stream Restoration project involves the restoration of approximately 1,900 linear feet section of stream near the Chinquapin Recreation Center and along the walking path in Chinquapin Park and Forest Park.