The Town of Dumfries has 26.8 lane miles of streets. The Public Works Department’s mission is to maintain all Town streets in good condition while providing desirable standards of safety, appearance and convenience for residents and the traveling public within the Town. Public Works is also responsible for seasonal issues such as snow removal and tree trimming.
To Report a Street Problem:
Please contact the Department of Public Works to report debris, dead animals, brush, a damaged or missing street sign, or hazards to traffic flow in roadways. You may also contact the Street Division to report potholes or other roadway hazards/issues by calling 703-221-3400 or email Yvette Ragland at firstname.lastname@example.org . For road issues located outside Town limits or on State-maintained roads, please contact the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Street Paving and Repairs Schedule for 2016:
The following street maintenance projects are planned for FY16:
- Mine Road, from Main Street to Town limits – Repair subgrade and repave.
- Possum Point Road at Swan Creek – Repair subgrade and partial repave.
- Graham Park Road, from Old Triangle Road to Town limits – Repave.
- Williams Court, from Tebbs Lane to Macrae Court – Repave.
Capital Improvement Projects:
- US Route 1 Widening, Fraley Boulevard from southern Town limits to northern Town limits – Widen Fraley Boulevard from two northbound lanes to three northbound and three southbound lanes, with sidewalk on one side and multi-use path on the other side. In early stage of conceptual planning as of January 2016.
- Graham Park Road/Route 1 Intersection – improve the intersection separate through and left-turn lanes in each direction for Graham Park Road between Main Street and Fraley Boulevard. Construction scheduled for completion November 2017.
- Multimodal Phase II, Sidewalk along Jefferson Davis Highway from Dumfries Road to Main Street – Ribbon cutting was held August 22, 2015.
- Multimodal Phase III – Old Triangle Road, from south of Graham Park Road to south Town limit – reduction of lane width to provide a sidewalk, mill and repave the western portion of the street. Design scheduled for beginning in FY 2016 with construction completion expected in FY 2018.