On May 7, 2015 the Alexandria City Council adopted the FY 2016 – FY 2025 CIP budget,
including nearly $61.5 million in funding for Waterfront Small Area Plan
Implementation. More details can be found here.
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Implementation of the Waterfront Small Area Plan is beginning with flood mitigation, as directed by Council and supported by the community as determined through the "Waterfront Phasing and Funding Plan" efforts.
Waterfront Phasing and Funding Plan
Waterfront Small Area Plan and Phase I Design Implementation
The Waterfront Plan,
approved by the City Council in January 2012, is a 20-30 year vision for the
area extending from Third Street (Tidelock Park) on the north to Wolfe Street
(Shipyard/Harborside Park) on the south. The Phase I landscape and flood
mitigation design for implementation of the Waterfront Plan was approved on
June 14, 2014 by the City Council.
The Alexandria Waterfront Commission advises the City Council and staff on issues related to Alexandria's Marina, and advises on implementation of the Waterfront Small Area Plan. The Commission is composed of 21 members representing a particular neighborhood, community organization, or City committee. The Commission meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 am at City Hall, 301 King Street, unless otherwise indicated.
The Waterfront Plan recommends a variety of parking and circulation improvements with several underway.
In October 2014, the City
established a citizens’ Ad Hoc Monitoring Group on Waterfront
Construction to proactively address impacts such as noise, hauling, dust
and other impacts, once development along the waterfront begins. Read
more for members and meetings.
The Alexandria waterfront hosts a variety of events year-round. Learn about what’s going on along the Waterfront.