In Design: Route 7 and Route 9 Eastbound Ramp Extension in Loudoun County

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The project will extend the acceleration lane from Route 9 onto eastbound Route 7 in Loudoun County to make it easier for drivers to merge into traffic from the ramp.

This improvement is part of the Strategically Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) Route 7 Corridor Improvement Study completed in December 2017.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering: $530,000
Right of Way: $29,000
Construction: $1.8 million
Total: $2.3 million

The project is financed with federal and state funding.


This project will improve safety and relieve congestion.

Major Milestones 

Issue Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing- October 2022
Environmental Documentation (Programmatic Categorical Exclusion) Available -
Winter 2022/23
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - Summer 2023 
Begin Construction - Summer 2024 


Contact Info:

W. Calvin Britt, P.E.
Location & Design

Kimberly McCool, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Major funding source: Federal

Phase: In Design

UPC: 114103

State ID: 6007-053-198, P101

Federal ID: NCBP-5A01 (973)

Lat/Long: 39.14104,-77.6109313

Locality: Loudoun

Page last modified: Nov. 30, 2022