Learn About the Issues:
The Proposed Edsall Road Asphalt Plant: (click "Staff Report")
The Residential-to-Heavy Industrial Rezoning Request: (click "Staff Report")
The Vulcan (Formerly Virginia Concrete) plant began operating on current site in 1940. The Edsall Park neighborhood was built in ~1956-1958
Historical maps with Vulcan site marked with red star. Maps stretch from Annandale in northwest corner to Franconia in southeast corner.
1945 map - Note there is no 395 or 495 capital beltway
1948 map - Note there is no 395 or 495 capital beltway
1957 map - 395 (Shirley Highway) built and ends at Edsall Road, 495 beltway under construction.
Planning Committee Activity:
Dangers of Exposure to Asphalt:
The Impact to Property Values:
Center for Health, Environment & Justice (page 53)
Asphalt Plant Fires and Accidents: