Fairfax County Times Letter to the Editor to Address Transform 66

Published July 28, 2019 by Paradise Kendra

In the already densely populated neighborhood of Sully Station, over 10,000 square feet of local forestry was demolished and rezoned to make way for over 321 new townhomes, apartments, and retail strip malls.

Stop Overdevelopment in Northern Virginia

Construction Issues with Transform 66 Outside the Beltway

Dear Editor,

As a Sully Station resident (located in Centreville), I am very upset by what has been done to my neighborhood in the promise of “better traffic conditions”. In cooperation with The Virginia Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), and the Fairfax County Park Authority, the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project has been approved.

In addition to the expansion of I-66, this project also includes the expansion of Route 28. A layer of trees alongside Route 28 that both insulated and protected Sully Station residents from traffic noise have been cut down, and in the process the sound barrier has been destroyed. Centreville and Chantilly residents were not notified of this noise barrier removal, nor is there any time frame available as to when a new sound barrier will be built.

For over a…

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