Housing Updates

Sep 01

[ARCHIVED] Design Phase for Route 7/287 Interchange Improvements Set for Winter 2024 Completion

The original item was published from September 1, 2023 9:27 AM to September 1, 2023 9:28 AM

The design phase for improvements to the Route 7 and Berlin Turnpike (Route 287) interchange in the Town of Purcellville is currently set to be completed in winter 2024 (January/February/March). In the next several months, the design team will begin development of 90% design plans.

The project’s Right of Way phase is currently estimated to begin summer 2024. More information about Loudoun County Capital Project phases is provided at loudoun.gov/capitalprojects.

About the Project

This project funds the design and construction of improvements for the Route 7 and Route 287 interchange in the Town of Purcellville. Within an estimated distance of 1.2 miles, the project scope includes lengthened and widened ramps, turn lanes and expanded turn and through lanes along Route 287 between Eastgate Drive and the westbound Route 7 entrance/exit ramps. It also includes expanded pedestrian access to the W&OD Trail and traffic signal modifications.

Funding for this project includes local tax funding and VDOT Smart Scale funding (State Project: 6007-053-177 P101, R201, C501, UPC: 111664, Federal Project: PE -STP-5A01 (959), CN – NHPP-5B01(192). This federal program is administered locally by VDOT.

Construction of the improvements is currently estimated to begin fall 2026.

For more information about the Route 7 and Berlin Turnpike (Route 287) interchange project, including a link to sign up for updates about the project, visit loudoun.gov/route7-287interchange.