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The Woods Road Improvements

Realigning and paving a section of gravel road in Loudoun County

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Phase 1: April 2016
Phase 2 construction:
Spring 2018

Est Completion Date
Phase 1 open to traffic: November 2016
Phase 1 completion: Spring 2017

Cost
Phase 1: $5.8 million
Phase 2: $2.4 million

Contractor
Phase 1:
Phillips Construction

Locality
Loudoun

District
Northern Virginia

Contact
Jeff Howard
(Phase 1)
Construction
540-272-0791
Michael Gleasman, P.E.
(Phase 1)
Construction
703-259-1944
Calvin Britt, P.E.
(Phase 2)
Location & Design
703-259-2961
James Zeller, P.E.
(Phase 2)
Preliminary Engineering
703-259-3220

About the Project

This project is realigning and paving the gravel portion of The Woods Road. The project will accommodate future expansion of the Loudoun County Landfill and provide safe and adequate access to communities along the southern portion of the Gleedsville Road corridor.

The project limits extend from 0.4 miles east of Gleedsville Road (Route 650) to Evergreen Mills Road Route (Route 621), in close proximity to the Loudoun County Landfill, Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve and easements held by the Virginia Outdoor Foundation (VOF).

The project is occurring in two phases. The first phase involves the realignment of The Woods Road. The new road will be paved and feature two ten-foot-wide travel lanes, as well as five-foot-wide paved shoulders for cyclists. The second phase will add turn lanes at the Evergreen Mills Road intersection.

Schedule & Costs

Schedule

Phase 1 construction start - April 2016
Phase 1 open to traffic - November 2016
Phase 1 estimated final completion - Spring 2017
Phase 2 construction start - Spring 2018

Estimated Costs - Phase 1

Preliminary Engineering: $1.4 million
Right of Way: $75,000
Construction: $4.3 million
Total: $5.8 million

Estimated Costs - Phase 2

Right of Way: $250,000
Construction: $2.1 million
Total: $2.4 million

Resources

Location and Design Public Hearing project brochure and comment sheet (October 29, 2013).

Project Numbers - Phase 1
UPC: 90725  
State: 0771-053-P42, P101,R201,C501

Project Numbers - Phase 2
UPC: 109272

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