Under Construction: Route 7/George Washington Boulevard Overpass in Loudoun County

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Please note: Construction is underway.

This project is extending George Washington Boulevard (Route 1050) from Research Place south to Russell Branch Pkwy via a new bridge over Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway).

The quarter-mile George Washington Boulevard extension will be a four-lane road/bridge with a shared-use path along one side and a sidewalk along the other.

Within the project limits, George Washington Boulevard averages 12,000 vehicles a day and Route 7 averages 93,000 based on 2019 data.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $2.9 million
Right of Way - $7.4 million
Construction - $20.3 million
Total - $30.6 million

This project is financed with federal, state and Loudoun County funding.


The project aims to relieve congestion and improve accessibility and connectivity for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Design Public Hearing - December 2016
Design Approval - August 2017
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - August 2018
Begin Utility Relocation - May 2019
Advertise for Construction - June 2021
Award Construction Contract - September 2021
Begin Construction - November 2021
Final Completion - Mid 2024


Contact Info:

Paul Shaw

Mehrdad Naderi, P.E.

Other relevant links:

Construction Start News Release - November 2021

Design Approval Memorandum - August 2017

Environmental Assessment - November 2016

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 105584

State ID: 0007-053-086, P101, R201, C501, B668

Federal ID: STP-5A01 (615), STP-5A01 (940)

Lat/Long: 39.051455, -77.439961

Locality: Loudoun

Page last modified: Nov. 30, 2021