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Apr 23

Courts Complex Expansion

Posted to Courts Complex Expansion by MaryFrances Forcier

Project Overview

  • The Courts Complex Expansion project includes the design and construction of a new 92,000-square-foot Courthouse and renovation of existing Courts facilities, including new parking facilities.
  •  The new Courthouse will be located on the current Church Street Parking Lot at the corner of Church Street and Edwards Ferry Road in downtown Leesburg. 
  • The existing Courthouse (18 East Market Street) and Valley Bank (20 East Market Street) will be renovated.
  • Parking lots and pedestrian access to the Courts buildings will be improved. A new parking garage is being constructed at the existing Pennington Lot.
  • For more information about the project, please email Courts Expansion.
  • If you have questions about the Pennington Parking Garage, email Scott Worrest or call him at (571)258-3876.
  • If you have questions about the Courthouse, email Peter Hargreaves or call him at (703)771-5564.

Current Update (April 2019)

  • Loudoun County is anticipating bidding the new Courthouse in Spring 2019. 
  • After receipt of the construction bids and award of the construction contract to the successful construction contractor, construction will begin in Fall 2019. 
  • Construction is expected to take 30 months.
  • Prior to bidding the project, the County will hold a pre-bid informational meeting. A date for this meeting will be announced publicly as soon as it is finalized.
Design and Construction Phases
Project Schedule
Reference Documents
Jun 20

June 2018 Update

Posted to Evergreen Mills Road and Watson Road Safety Audit by MaryFrances Forcier

June 2018 Update
  • Data Collection
    • Updated and finalized the crash maps for hot spot locations
    • Continued the crash data analysis, focusing on the corridor-wide systemic analysis
  • Completed field intersection and stopping sight distance measurements
  • Completed draft summary report and field data summary sheets for sight distance
  • Performed field measurements related to signal phasing at the three signalized intersections (EMR/Ryan Road/Red Hill Road, EMR/Stone Spring Blvd., and
  • EMR/Belmont Ridge Road/Briarfield Lane)
  • Evaluated existing curve geometry with posted advisory speeds to assess curve sign treatments
  • Researched alternate VDOT approved treatments for road safety
  • Continued coordination with VDOT
  • Prepared draft Board of Supervisors Item to be presented on July 19, 2018
  • No issues or challenges were identified during June 2018. 



Jun 14

Current Update (May 2019)

Posted to Northstar Boulevard: Shreveport Drive to Route 50 by MaryFrances Forcier

  • The project is currently in the preliminary design phase.
  • A public information meeting for this project will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the John Champe High School Cafeteria, 41535 Sacred Mountain Street, Aldie, VA 20105. 
  • County representatives and design staff will be present to discuss the project’s design and location, to answer your questions, and receive comments on the proposed project.
  • Conceptual plans and environmental documents will be available for review at the public hearing on July 8, 2019, or at the Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 102, Leesburg, VA, 20175.
  • Provide your written or oral comments at the hearing or submit them by August 7, 2019 to Greg Barnes at the address on Blue Seal Drive listed above, or email to the department. Please reference “Northstar Boulevard Extension Project” in the subject line.
  • The anticipated release for the Request for Qualifications is November 2019.
  • The anticipated release of the Request for Proposals is May 2020.  
  • The anticipated date for the roadway being open to traffic is May 2024.