Thursday, July 23, 2009

Starting Next Week, Expect MAJOR Delays on Route 7 at Loudoun County Parkway

Motorists are advised that beginning next week, major night closures will occur on Route 7 near the Loudoun County Parkway due to construction of the new Route 7/Route 607 interchange.

Weather permitting, the closures will begin the night of Monday, July 27, and continue through September 3.

Single lane closures will begin at 8 p.m. for eastbound Route 7 and 9 p.m. for westbound Route 7. Complete closures of Route 7 will occur at 15-minute intervals starting at 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

The work will occur on Monday through Thursday nights and is expected to take six weeks, weather permitting. Motorists are asked to plan to take alternate routes to avoid the area during the affected time.

Traffic updates will be available through the Virginia 5-1-1 system by dialing 5-1-1 or by visiting

The Route 7 and Route 607 interchange is the county's first road construction project under the local road bond program approved by voters in November 2006.

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  1. It would help if VDOT would open Russell Branch Parkway, which had been done for over a year...

  2. Hey Anonymous... just heard back from VDOT on your comment about opening Russell Branch Parkway. Check out our post (8-6-09).