Courts Complex Expansion


  • The Courts Complex Expansion project includes the design and construction of a new 92,000-square-foot Loudoun County District Courthouse and renovation of existing courts facilities, including new parking facilities, in Leesburg, Va.
    • Work completed to date includes a new parking garage next to the Pennington parking lot. 
    • Current work includes constructing the new General District Courthouse. Improvements to parking lots and pedestrian access to the courts buildings are also underway. 
    • Future work includes renovations to the existing courthouse (18 East Market Street) and historic Valley Bank building (20 East Market Street).
  • The new General District 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 new building is expected to be complete and open to the public in fall 2023.
  • In February 2023, the Board of Supervisors voted to name the multiple buildings that comprise the Loudoun courts and related offices the Loudoun County Courthouse Complex, while the historic courthouse will bear the name of Charles Hamilton Houston. Read details in this news release.

March 2023 Construction Progress Video

Click on the image to watch the video or watch on YouTube here.

Church Street Segment to Close; Access to Pennington Lot/Garage Changes May 1

Beginning May 1, 2023, a segment of Church Street, NE, from North Street to the Pennington Lot in Leesburg, will temporarily close while improvements along the road are constructed. As a result, vehicle and pedestrian access to the Pennington Lot and Pennington Garage will temporarily relocate to a different access point approximately 500 feet east at the corner of North and Harrison Streets, NE. The Pennington Garage is the primary parking site for the Loudoun County Courthouse Complex.

Vehicles will access the Pennington Garage through a temporary entrance/exit located on the second floor of the garage. Pedestrians will enter and exit the garage at the same location using a pedestrian walkway. All motorists and pedestrians who use the Pennington Garage should follow all directional signage and are encouraged to use extra caution when entering and exiting the garage. The temporary street closure is expected to last approximately 4 to 6 weeks, weather permitting. For details, view the Courthouse Visitor Map (PDF)./p>

Current Phase: Construction

Estimated Timeline

  • Spring 2020 - Winter 2023: Construction
  • Summer 2023: Substantial Completion

Stay Informed About This Project

Courthouse Visitor Information

Free public parking for standard size vehicles (vehicles under 8'2") is available at the Pennington Parking Garage and Lot, located at 210 Church Street NE, Leesburg 20176. 

Shuttle service from the Pennington Garage and Pennington Lot to the courthouse will run approximately every ten minutes, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. A walking path between the parking areas and the courthouse will be maintained throughout the duration of construction. For parking details and a map of the shuttle route and walking path, view the Courthouse Visitor Map (PDF).

More information about visiting the Courthouse can be found here.

Related Documents

Contact Us

  • For questions about the Courthouse project, contact John Arriaga, DTCI Construction Manager by emailor 571-258-3489, or Jeffrey Dean, McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc. Project Manager byemailor 202-826-5429.
  • For questions about the Pennington Parking Garage, contact Nick Brown, DTCI Construction Program Manager by emailor call 571-258-3435.

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