Two new segments of the Georgetown Pike pedestrian/bike trail are being planned, for completion in 2018. These segments, designated Phases III and IV, will connect Seneca Road (at Seneca Square) to the existing trail (Phase II) that runs from Utterback Store Rd to near Falls Bridge Lane. When completed, the 6 ft wide asphalt surface trail will allow walkers, joggers and bicyclists to transit along Georgetown Pike from Seneca to Utterback Store Rd. A future project (Phase V) will connect the trail from Utterback Store Rd into Great Falls Village, and to Turner Farm - as well as eventually to Forestville Elementary. Phase V is awaiting a decision on funding from the County in the current FY2018 funding process.
Here are schematics on the current designs. More information is available at the county's website here.
Fairfax County DOT will hold a public hearing on these plans on Mar 22, 7:30 p.m. at the Great Falls library. If you have an interest in supporting the development of a lasting and functional trail system in Great Falls, or want to hear about these segments specifically, please plan to attend this presentation, open to the public. FCDOT will accept comments on these plans through mid-April.