The Loudoun County government has issued a “notice to proceed” for the Route 7/Route 659 (Belmont Ridge Road) interchange and widening project. Work on the interchange at the intersection of Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road is planned for 36 months. The county has launched a web page at www.loudoun.gov/Route7-659 to keep the public informed about the project as it progresses.
The Route 7/Route 659 intersection is currently an at-grade intersection with traffic signals. The intersection is being designed for a grade-separated interchange in accordance with the Countywide Transportation Plan. The project also includes approximately 1.4 miles of reconstruction of Belmont Ridge Road from two-lanes to a four-lane divided section from the interchange limits at Route 7 to Gloucester Parkway. … Continue Reading