Under Construction: The Woods Road Improvements, Phase 2 in Loudoun County

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The second phase of this project is adding turn lanes at the intersection of The Woods Road and Evergreen Mills Road. 

The first phase included realigning the road from just east of Understory Way to Evergreen Mills Road and paving the gravel portion. The new road features two ten-foot-wide travel lanes, as well as five-foot-wide paved shoulders for cyclists. 

Evergreen Mills Road averages up to 9,300 vehicles a day at the intersection with The Woods Road, while The Woods Road averages 280 vehicles a day.

Estimated Costs - Phase 1
Preliminary Engineering - $1.5 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $132,000
Construction - $3.9 million
Total: $5.5 million

Phase 1 was financed with state and county funding.

Estimated Costs - Phase 2
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $597,000
Construction - $1.9 million
Total - $2.5 million

Phase 2 is financed with federal, state and county funding.

Benefits 

The project aims to improve safety and operations, as well as accommodate future expansion of the Loudoun County Landfill.

Major Milestones 

Location and Design Public Hearing - October 2013
Phase 1 Construction Start - 
April 2016
Phase 1 Open to Traffic/Substantially Completed - November 2016
Phase 1 Final Completion - April 2017
Phase 2 Begin Right of Way Acquisition/Utility Relocation - July 2017
Phase 2 Advertise for Construction - March 2019
Phase 2 Award Construction Contract - May 2019
Phase 2 Begin Construction - July 2019
Phase 2 Estimated Completion - Summer 2020

Resources

Contact Info:

Paul Shaw
Construction
(Phase 2)

Mehrdad Naderi, P.E.
Construction
(Phase 2)

Michael Gleasman, P.E.
(Phase 1)

Project Photos

Other relevant links:

"De minimis" Public Notice, Phase 2 - March 2017

Previous Meetings >>

Major funding source: Federal and State

Phase: Phase 2 Under Construction

UPC: Phase 1: 90725; Phase 2: 109272

State ID: Phase 1: 0771-053-P42, P101, R201, C501; Phase 2: 0621-053-158, R201, C501

Federal ID: Phase 2: STP-5A01 (836), STP-5A01 (935)

Lat/Long: 39.030265, -77.582008

Locality: Loudoun

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Pre-construction view of Evergreen Mills Road and The Woods Road intersection looking north
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Phase 1 Construction - October 2016
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Closed gravel portion of The Woods Road

Page last modified: Nov. 6, 2019