Jul 16

Community Meeting – Belmont Ridge Road Widening Project

Last year the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved funding to widen Belmont Ridge Road to four lanes between Broadlands Boulevard and Truro Parish Drive.  This widening project will include a traffic signal at the intersection of Truro Parish.  Supervisor Williams plans to facilitate a community meeting on this project next week:

Community Meeting – Belmont Ridge Road Widening Project

Hillside Elementary School (43000 Ellzey Drive, Broadlands)

July 23rd, 7:00pm

Representatives from the Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure as well as the Virginia Department of Transportation will be on hand to answer questions associated with this project.   Additionally, a representative from Lennar, the contractor building the road, will be available to share details about the construction process.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please email shawn.williams@loudoun.gov or call his office at 703-771-5088.

Jun 05

BrewFest Bus – Sat., Jun. 22

Enjoy a “A Celebration of American Beer” and leave the driving to us. The  Northern Virginia Summer BrewFest will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Morven Park in Leesburg. Your Events Committee is sponsoring a Commercial 57 Passenger Luxury Bus (bathroom included) to shuttle between the Nature Center and the Festival. The Bus will depart from the Nature Center at even hours (10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm). The Bus will depart the Festival for the return trip to the Nature Center at odd hours (1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, 9pm). The cost for the bus ride is a healthy $0. Check out the Festival at novabrewfest.com/summer/ and purchase your tickets early or at the gate. First come, first served for seating on the bus.

Mar 28

Greenway Toll Investigation

(Per Delegate Ramadan’s Office)  “On November 14th, 2012, Toll Road Investors Partnership II, L.P. (TRIP II), owners of the Dulles Greenway, requested permission to institute an increase in the tolls along the Greenway. Delegate Ramadan filed an official complaint with the State Corporation Commission (SCC) on December 7th, 2012, requesting that the increase be denied and that the toll rates on the Dulles Greenway be investigated to ensure compliance with the Code of Virginia.”

 “On January 16th, in spite of the request and arguments presented by Delegate Ramadan, the SCC issued an order allowing TRIP II to increase the toll rates. In response, Delegate Ramadan submitted a new request that the toll structure be investigated. January 30th, in response to Delegate Ramadan’s request, the SCC issued an order initiating an investigation into the current rate structure and rate levels charged by TRIP II.”

The SCC has set several hearing dates for public comments:

  • April 9 in Purcellville at the Loudoun Valley High School (340 North Maple Avenue) at 4pm and 7pm.
  • June 6 in Sterling at the Park View High School (400 W. Laurel Avenue) at 4pm and 7pm.
  • July 18 in Richmond at the SCC (1300 East Main Street) at 10am.

Delegate Ramadan is requesting your help: Sign the petition at www.LowerGreenwayTolls.com and consider attending the June 6th public hearing to voice your concerns.