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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Work at Loudoun County Parkway/Riverside Parkway Intersection Nov. 29-Dec. 8

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12-01-21: Update to the Schedule of Work at Loudoun County Parkway/Riverside Parkway Intersection

Work is now scheduled to continue through December 8, 2021, weather permitting. Updates to the original schedule include: 

  • Friday, December 3, 7:00 p....
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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Loudoun to Hold ‘Pardon Our Dust’ Meeting December 1 for Northstar Boulevard Extension

Link to information about the Northstar Boulevard extension project

Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a “pardon our dust” meeting about the Northstar Boulevard extension Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Arcola Elementary School, 41740 Tall Cedars Parkway, Aldie. At this meeting, the pu...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Loudoun County Completes Potomac River Ferry Service Study

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During its Tuesday, November 16, 2021 meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will receive a presentation on the completed White’s Ferry study.

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Loudoun Board Moves to Eliminate Confederate and Segregationist Road Names

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved several measures to address, change or prohibit the current and future naming of county roads after Confederate or segregationist figures or symbols or slogans. 

On November 3, 2021, the Board v...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Loudoun County Silver Line Metrorail Phase 2 Reaches Milestone

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which managed construction of the Silver Line, announced Thursday that Metrorail construction from Wiehle Avenue to Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County has reached substantial completion. Substantial co...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Groundbreaking for Northstar Boulevard from Route 50 to Tall Cedars Parkway Set for November 5

Link to information about groundbreaking ceremony for a segment of Northstar Boulevard

Loudoun County, in partnership with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction of Northstar Boulevard, Phase II, from Route 50 to Tall Cedars Parkw...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Loudoun County Deploys Intelligent Transportation System on Roadways

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Beginning Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:00 a.m., Loudoun County in coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will deploy an intelligent transportation system (ITS) which includes color, closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) an...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting Oct. 25 on Crosstrail Boulevard Segment C

Link to information about a proposed extension of Crosstrail Boulevard

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Crosstrail Boulevard (Segment C) from Sycolin Road to the Dulles Greenway. The public information meeting will be held Monday, October 25, 2021, 6:00 – ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Short-Term Road Improvements Scheduled on Evergreen Mills and Watson Roads

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In coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation, construction crews are expected to begin roadway improvements by mid-October on Evergreen Mills Road and Watson Road, with the work lasting over the next 12 months. The corridor road safety a...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Utility Work Set to Begin as Part of Loudoun Courthouse Complex Expansion Sept. 26

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Loudoun County is scheduled to begin utility work as part of the Courthouse Complex Expansion in Leesburg on Sunday, September 26, 2021, weather permitting. Residents will see increased construction activity and changes to the vehicular traffic flow on Ed...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Loudoun to Hold Two Virtual Public Meetings on Renaming Route 7 & Route 50 Sept. 29

Link to information about renaming Route 7 and Route 50

Loudoun County is hosting two online meetings to gain input from the public on the renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50). The public information meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. and ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting about Rt. 15 at Spinks Ferry Road Roundabout Sept. 23

Link to information about the Route 15 North-Spinks Ferry Road Roundabout Project

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed Route 15 at Spinks Ferry Road roundabout. The public information meeting will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Members of the public ar...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Route 9 Safety and Operational Study September 22

Link to information about the Route 9 Safety and Operational Study

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 9 Safety and Operational Study. The public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Riverside Parkway September 2

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the final segment of Riverside Parkway Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. The Riverside Parkway segment has eliminated Lexington Drive and now extends Riverside Parkw...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Lane Closures on Evergreen Mills Road Extended Through September

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Loudoun County will continue to have intermittent single-lane closures on north and southbound Evergreen Mills Road (Route 621) between Northstar Boulevard and Creighton Road. The roadway construction that began in June, which occurs between 9:00 a.m. and...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Expect Lane Closures on Route 15 between Battlefield Parkway and Montresor Road through October

Link to information about road work on Route 15 in Loudoun County

Between now and the end of October 2021, Loudoun County will be periodically closing a lane along James Monroe Highway (Route 15) between Battlefield Parkway and Montresor Road for the purpose of soils testing associated with the planned widening of the r...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Announces Commuter Bus Service Adjustments Beginning August 2

News Flash August 2 Commuter Bus Service Changes

Loudoun County Transit will modify Commuter Bus Service beginning Monday, August 2, 2021. Due to changes in passenger demands, new Commuter Bus routes will be added to increase service at Dulles South (Stone Ridge II) and East Gate Park and Ride lots, and...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Public Comment Period on Prentice Drive Beginning July 26

News Flash Prentice Drive Open Comment

Loudoun County will hold an open comment period to gain input from the public on the county’s project to extend Prentice Drive from Lockridge Road to Loudoun County Parkway. The public comment period will be open from Monday, July 26, 2021, through Friday...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Shellhorn Road Extended July 26

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Shellhorn Road to connect with the Sterling Boulevard extension. The public information meeting will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Loudoun Seeking Public Input to Rename Route 7 and Route 50

Link to project page for renaming Routes 7 and 50

Loudoun County is seeking public input for the renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50). Members of the public are encouraged to visit the renaming project page to submit names for consideration. 

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

County Reschedules Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension to July 15

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. The ceremony was originally scheduled for July 1, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The extension of D...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Final Paving on Riverside Parkway Scheduled to Begin June 9

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  • Update 6/3/2021: The work originally was scheduled to begin the week of June 14, 2021. The start date has been changed to Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Loudoun County is scheduled to begin the pavement milling, final paving and pavement marking operations on th...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Loudoun County Commends State Corporation Commission’s Decision on Greenway Rate Hike Request

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On Monday, April 26, 2021, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued a decision denying the request by toll road operator Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) to increase toll rates on the Dulles Greenway by about 35% over a 5-year period.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Resumes Fare Collection May 3

News Flash LC Transit Fares Resume May 2021

Loudoun County Transit will resume fare collection on all bus routes on Monday, May 3, 2021. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the waiver of bus fares; at its April 20, 2021 business meeting, the b...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Transit App

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Loudoun County Transit has launched a new mobile app called “Transit.” Loudoun County will provide all updates regarding any impacts to bus service through the Transit app. The app replaces the county’s previous text service&...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Praise New Law Limiting Greenway Toll Increases

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the culmination of years of effort to curb toll increases on the Dulles Greenway. Governor Northam has signed legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 special session (HB 1832 and SB 1259) that es...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun County Taking Steps to Restore Potomac River Ferry Service

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Loudoun County will study available options for resuming ferry service between Montgomery County, Maryland and Loudoun County. The study will include options for restoring service at White’s Ferry. Ferry service across the Potomac River is recognized as a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Temporary Traffic Pattern to Begin on New Segment of Riverside Parkway

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Loudoun County is scheduled to shift traffic to a new 0.4-mile segment of Riverside Parkway from the intersection of Silvery Blue Terrace to Smith Circle (east), beginning Thursday, April 15, 2021 and ending in early fall 2021. The temporary traffic patte...

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