Route 7 at Battlefield Parkway
|New interchange and other operational improvements in the Town of Leesburg|
Project at a Glance
Note: The Categorical Exclusion environmental document is now available for public review. You may submit comments via e-mail (please put "Route 7 Interchange at Battlefield Parkway" in the subject line) or mail through Friday, May 25.
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, right of way acquisition, utility relocation and part of construction have been funded by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority.
Begin Preliminary Engineering - March 2016
Public Information Meeting - May 2017
Design Public Hearing - March 2018
Categorical Exclusion Available - May 8, 2018
Categorical Exclusion Public Comment End - May 25, 2018
Design Approval - Summer 2018
Award Design-Build Contract - Winter 2018/19
Begin Construction - Fall 2019
Preliminary Engineering - $4 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $9 million
Construction - $45 million
Total - $58 million
Categorical Exclusion (May 2018)
Design Public Hearing (March 2018)
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