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Route 7 at Battlefield Parkway

New interchange and other operational improvements in the Town of Leesburg

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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Construction: Fall 2019

In Design

$63.6 million

Lengths and Limits
Cardinal Park Dr to
River Creek Pkwy


Northern Virginia

Calvin Britt, P.E.
Location & Design

Kimberly McCool, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

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 2018
Award Design-Build Contract - Winter 2018/19
Design Approval - Summer 2019
Begin Construction - Fall 2019

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $3.7 million
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $7.3 million
Construction - $52.6 million
Total - $63.6 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) 

Project Numbers
State: 0007-253-109, P101, R201, C501, B601
UPC: 106573
Federal: STP-5A01 (704)

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