Patriot Circle Improvements: November 18 – December 20

Posted: November 18, 2013 at 10:11 am, Last Updated: November 18, 2013 at 10:16 am

From Monday, November 18 through December 20, a series of pedestrian improvements are being made along Patriot Circle at the intersections of Mason Pond Drive (near Mason Hall) and Mattaponi River Lane (near Innovation Hall and Lot A).  As a result, there will be several impacts to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.


From 7:00 am to 6:00 pm daily, there will be road restrictions along Patriot Circle from Mason Pond Drive to Mattaponi River Lane.

  • Entering campus from Braddock Road onto Roanoke River Road, you will not be able to go straight and head east on Patriot Circle
    • Enter campus at Nottoway River Lane off Braddock Road
    • Turn left from Roanoke River Road and head west to go clockwise around Patriot Circle
  • While going clockwise on Patriot Circle (heading east) toward the Pond, you will not be able to make a left to stay on Patriot Circle
  • From Patriot Circle, traffic will not be able to turn left on to Mattaponi River Lane towards Lot A and the Patriot Center
    • Enter campus at Nottoway River Lane off Braddock Road
    • Enter campus at Roanoke River Road and make a right on Po River Lane behind the Patriot Center and toward Lot L and Lot A


Pedestrian traffic will be blocked at various points along Patriot Circle between Mason Pond Drive and Mattaponi River Lane. Pay attention to posted signs and do not cross construction areas

  • Take the pathway by the Art & Design Building towards the Johnson Center
  • Take the path from Lots J and K by Mason Pond and Cross Cottage towards the Concert Hall

An accessible path of travel to the Patriot Center and to the Johnson Center will be maintained via the raised crosswalk near the Art and Design Building. Those with disabilities can call the Equity Office at 703-993-8730, with questions and if you need assistance.


The Mason Shuttles stop at Mason Pond Drive (near Mason Hall) and Patriot Circle will be closed during construction.

Any further updates will be posted at Building Patriot Pride,


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