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Oct 01

Sign-up to Speak at the Aldie Fire & Rescue Station Public Meeting

Posted to Aldie Fire and Rescue Station by Shawn Zelman

Loudoun County is hosting an online public meeting to share information about the Aldie Fire and Rescue station project on Monday, October 5, 2020, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Members of the public must sign up in advance to ask questions during the event by 12:00 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2020. 

The meeting will be conducted by the Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure and the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System. Members of the public are invited to join the virtual meeting to learn and ask questions about the project.

Login information and links to meeting materials are available for review at loudoun.gov/aldiestation and loudoun.gov/remoteparticipation. Meeting materials include detailed site layout plans, a speaker sign-up form and a comment form. Online participants may also send questions to the project team as chat messages, which will be answered during the meeting as time allows.
 
This project is located along the Route 50 corridor west of the roundabout intersection with Route 15 on an existing undeveloped property. This project will construct a new 23,000-square-foot fire and rescue facility in the Aldie area, which will replace the existing Aldie Fire and Rescue Station. Additional site improvements for this project include two entrances off Route 50, access and parking areas, a well and septic field, lighting, landscaping and a stormwater management pond.  

For more information about the Aldie Fire and Rescue Station project, including a link to sign up for updates about the project, visit loudoun.gov/aldiestation

Oct 26

Crews Are Finishing Animal Services Facility Site Work

Posted to Animal Services Facility by Heidi Kellum

Construction crews at the Animal Services Facility have completed the parking lot asphalt and the outdoor barn. They are currently finishing the remaining site work, including mechanical and plumbing, installing exterior fencing, and applying concrete polish flooring. The installation of architectural finishes will be ongoing until the end of the project, currently estimated for completion in winter 2021.

This project constructs a new, 21,450-square-foot animal services facility in Leesburg to serve as the primary location for Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS), replacing the existing 15,000-square-foot facility in Waterford. 

The new facility will provide many of the same services as the current animal shelter, including pet adoptions; animal welfare law enforcement; housing of stray, abandoned, or relinquished companion animals; dog license sales; volunteer opportunities; dispatch services; low-cost rabies vaccines, educational programs; and pet retention counseling. 

For more information about the Animal Services Facility project, including updated site photos, visit the project page

Dec 09

Design Nears Completion for Ashburn Recreation and Community Center

Posted to Ashburn Recreation and Community Center by Heidi Kellum

The Ashburn Recreation and Community Center design is currently 95% complete and was submitted for review November 30, 2020. All decisions regarding design, equipment and building systems have been made and are being incorporated. 

Advertisement for construction of the facility will occur following design completion, approximately Spring/Summer 2021. The prequalification process for General Contractors has been completed.

Construction is currently estimated to begin by fall 2021. 

The Ashburn Recreation and Community Center project will construct a 115,000-square-foot recreation and community center on Broadlands Boulevard, west of the intersection with Claiborne Parkway. The two-story facility will feature a 50-meter competition pool, leisure pool, spa, full-size gymnasium, soft sensory play room, multipurpose room with a catering and teaching kitchen, classrooms, offices and meeting spaces. 

The second floor will include fitness areas, running track, spectator seating for the competition pool and viewing area for the leisure pool. Additional features include a multi-use trail around the property, a large courtyard with seating, a splash play area and playground equipment. 
For more information about the Ashburn Recreation Center project, visit the project page.