Route 7 at Battlefield Parkway
|New interchange and other operational improvements in the Town of Leesburg|
Project at a Glance
Construction: Winter 2020
Lengths and Limits
Cardinal Park Dr to
River Creek Pkwy
Note: A Design Public Hearing will be held Wednesday night, March 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at John W. Tolbert Jr. Elementary School, 691 Potomac Station Dr NE, Leesburg, VA 20176.
If the meeting is cancelled due to inclement weather, the alternate date will be Thursday, March 15.
About the Project
This project will replace the traffic signal at Route 7 (East Market Street) and Battlefield Parkway with a grade-separated interchange, and remove or modify the signalized intersection at Route 7 and Cardinal Park Drive to reduce congestion and improve traffic operations. Other improvements include accommodations for cyclists and pedestrians, and new interchange lighting.
Preliminary engineering has been funded by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority.
Begin Preliminary Engineering - March 2016
Public Information Meeting - May 2017
Design Public Hearing - March 7, 2018
Design Public Hearing Public Comment Period End - March 19, 2018
Design Approval - Spring 2018
Award Design-Build Contract - Summer 2019
Begin Construction - Winter 2020
Preliminary Engineering - $4 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $9 million
Construction - $45 million
Total - $58 million
Presentation to Leesburg Town Council (June 2017)
In June 2017, the Council endorsed Alternative 4 (Single Point Urban Interchange) for Battlefield Parkway and Option C-3 for Cardinal Park Drive (Right in/Right Out - Auxiliary Lane).
Public Information Meeting (May 2017)
- Brochure | Inserts (Interchange/Cardinal Park Drive intersection alternatives)
- Interchange alternative displays: (1) Single-loop hybrid | (2) Compressed diamond | (3) Diverging diamond | (4) Single-point urban
- Cardinal Park Drive displays: Options A&B | Options C&D
State: 0007-253-109, P101, R201, C501, B601