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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 29, 2021

Light Level Testing at Lovettsville Community Park in August

News Flash Light Level Testing at Lovettsville Park

Loudoun County has scheduled light level testing in the evening hours at the new Lovettsville Community Park during the week of August 16, 2021, weather permitting. Residents will notice increased activity at the park prior to the testing date. 

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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

Link to information about the Shellhorn Road extension project

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 30, 2021

July 1 Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension Postponed

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The ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Thursday, July 1, 2021, to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather, including showers and thunderstorms. Loudoun County will announce the date...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Lane Closures Scheduled on Evergreen Mills Road Beginning Monday, June 28

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Loudoun County announces there will be intermittent single-lane closures on north and southbound Evergreen Mills Road (Route 621) between Northstar Boulevard and Creighton Road for the next several weeks beginning Monday, June 28, 2021. The roadway constr...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting July 12 on Route 7 Corridor Study

Link to information about Route 7 Corridor Study Public Input Meeting

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 7 corridor study on Monday, July 12, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The limits of the draft study, completed in February 2021, were from Route 28 to the Fairfax County lin...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Board of Supervisors to Hold Transportation Summit June 29

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transportation Summit for Tuesday, June 29, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transportation issues, one of...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension July 1

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Update: 06/30/21: The event scheduled for July 1 has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather. Loudoun County will announce the date of the rescheduled event once it is available. 

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

County to End Shuttle Service at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Site June 12

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Due to low ridership, Loudoun County will cease operating the free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Transit bus stop at Dulles Town Center and the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site located at the other end of the shopping mall. The last day of ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Increased Traffic Expected at Loudoun Government Center June 10 and June 24

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Loudoun County is expecting a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic in and around the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg, on the mornings of Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 24, 2021. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting June 23 on Route 15 Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Link to information about the Route15 Comprehensive Plan Amendment public meeting

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 15 from Montresor Road (Route 661) to the Maryland state line Comprehensive Plan amendment (CPAM). The public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 20...

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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: May 6, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Transit Summit May 25

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transit Summit for Tuesday, May 25, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transit issues, one of the Board’s strategic f...

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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 15, 2021

Government Center Project Complete; Sidewalk Reopens, Bus Stop Returns to Original Location

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Construction of an awning at the Loudoun County Government Center that affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Harrison Street in Leesburg has been completed. As a result, on Monday, April 19, 2021:

  • The sidewalk on the Government Center side of Harris...
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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Proposed Dulles West Boulevard Extension April 29

Link to information about the Dulles West Boulevard Extension Project

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Dulles West Boulevard from Northstar Boulevard to Arcola Boulevard. The public information meeting will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 6:00 –...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Input Meeting on Route 15 South Safety and Operational Study April 22

Link to information about the Route 15 south study

Loudoun County is hosting its second online meeting to gain input from the public on Route 15 south. The Route 15 south public input meeting will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Temporary Traffic Pattern to Begin on New Segment of Riverside Parkway

Link to information about the Riverside Parkway project.

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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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Register Now for Bike to Work Day Friday, May 21, 2021

Link to information about Bike to Work Day 2021

Registration is now open for the region’s annual Bike to Work Day set for Friday, May 21, 2021. Bicycle commuters, as well as those working from home, are encouraged to ride for exercise and mental well-being. New and experienced bicycle riders ...

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