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Apr 23

Courts Complex Expansion

Posted to Courts Complex Expansion by MaryFrances Forcier

Project Overview

  • The Courts Complex Expansion project includes the design and construction of a new 92,000-square-foot Courthouse and renovation of existing Courts facilities, including new parking facilities.
  •  The new 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 existing Courthouse (18 East Market Street) and Valley Bank (20 East Market Street) will be renovated.
  • Parking lots and pedestrian access to the Courts buildings will be improved. A new parking garage is being constructed at the existing Pennington Lot.
  • For more information about the project, please email Courts Expansion.
  • If you have questions about the Pennington Parking Garage, email Scott Worrest or call him at (571)258-3876.
  • If you have questions about the Courthouse, email Peter Hargreaves or call him at (703)771-5564.

Current Update (April 2019)

  • Loudoun County is anticipating bidding the new Courthouse in Spring 2019. 
  • After receipt of the construction bids and award of the construction contract to the successful construction contractor, construction will begin in Fall 2019. 
  • Construction is expected to take 30 months.
  • Prior to bidding the project, the County will hold a pre-bid informational meeting. A date for this meeting will be announced publicly as soon as it is finalized.
Design and Construction Phases
Project Schedule
Reference Documents
Oct 16

Evergreen Mills Road and Watson Road Safety Audit

Posted to Evergreen Mills Road and Watson Road Safety Audit by MaryFrances Forcier

Project Overview
The Board of Supervisors authorized funding for the safety audit in December 2017. The audit includes an engineering analysis of existing roadway and safety conditions along approximately 11.2 miles of Evergreen Mills Road and 4.3 miles of Watson Road. The study area includes Evergreen Mills Road between Battlefield Parkway and Loudoun County Parkway and Watson Road between John Mosby Highway and Evergreen Mills Road. The roads have been the scene of a number of traffic accidents, some of which have resulted in personal injuries and fatalities.  

June 2018 Activities
  • Data Collection
    • Updated and finalized the crash maps for hot spot locations
    • Continued the crash data analysis, focusing on the corridor-wide systemic analysis
  • Completed field intersection and stopping sight distance measurements
  • Completed draft summary report and field data summary sheets for sight distance
  • Performed field measurements related to signal phasing at the three signalized intersections (EMR/Ryan Road/Red Hill Road, EMR/Stone Spring Blvd., and
  • EMR/Belmont Ridge Road/Briarfield Lane)
  • Evaluated existing curve geometry with posted advisory speeds to assess curve sign treatments
  • Researched alternate VDOT approved treatments for road safety
  • Continued coordination with VDOT
  • Prepared draft Board of Supervisors Item to be presented on July 19, 2018
  • No issues or challenges were identified during June 2018. 
Expected July 2018 Activities
Present item to Board of Supervisors item on July 19, 2018
Continue to evaluate sight distance and mid- and longterm countermeasures.

Sep 13

October 30, 2017

Posted to Silver Line CPAM by Loudoun County

The Envision Loudoun Stakeholders Committee met on Monday, October 30, 2017. Topics included the Transition and Suburban Policy Areas and the Silver Line CPAM. The meeting agenda and packet is posted hereA recording of the meeting is available here and staff's presentations are posted below.