NOVA Parks is proud to be part of the collaboration to bring a section of the historic White House fence that dates to the late 1800s for inclusion in the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial, which will be located at Occoquan Regional Park.
Please watch the following video that tells the amazing story of the Silent Sentinels and their fight for women's right to vote and the significance of the White House fence.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATES **4/23/2021**
- Stormwater pipe and structures have been completed.
- Grading and earthwork operations are nearly complete.
- Removal of the existing asphalt trail and preparation of new trail subsurface to begin the week of May 3rd. Installation of new trail asphalt will follow as each section is prepared for pavement.
- Pavement work will be completed in sections (between street crossings), and the trail will be inaccessible in these areas until new pavement is installed. The process for each trail section is expected to take approximately 4 weeks, and the trail closures and detours will be in place throughout this work, including weekends as required.
- Trammel Branch stormwater pipe installation by the City of Falls Church is expected to be completed in June.
- Paving of the trail section between Great Falls St. and Little Falls St. will be completed once the new Trammel Branch storm pipe is in place.
- Site stabilization and landscape planting will be done after site work is complete.
- The Dual Trails project is expected to be complete by August, 2021. This schedule is subject to change based on weather and other factors.