Shellhorn Road Extended (Loudoun County) Public Comment Period
July 27, 2021 @ 12:00 am - August 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
*NVTA-funded project – $16M
This portion of the Shellhorn Road extension project will extend Shellhorn Road from Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) property northern boundary to and connect with the Sterling Blvd. extension. The project will realign some existing roads near the Loudoun Gateway Silver Line Station. These include Lockridge Road, Moran Road and Randolph Drive.
When completed, Shellhorn Road will be a continuous route from Waxpool Road to Route 28 at the present-day Sterling Boulevard interchange.
Background of Shellhorn Road Extension
Shellhorn Road will be extended to become a collector road along the north side of the Dulles Greenway. Shellhorn road currently begins in the west at Waxpool Road and ends at Loudoun County Parkway. Shellhorn Road is being extend eastward, parallel to the Dulles Greenway, until it reaches existing Lockridge Road. From there, Shellhorn Road will turn to the south and follow the alignment of Lockridge Road until it reaches the northernmost property line of Dulles Airport. This portion of the Shellhorn Road extension will extend Shellhorn south by the northern entrance to the Loudoun Gateway Silver Line station, then east to connect with the Sterling Blvd. extension.
Current Status: July 2021
Loudoun County held a public information meeting on July 26, 2021 for this project. Meeting materials including the presentation and recording are available on the public meeting page. The comment period is open until August 9, 2021.
The Shellhorn Road Extended project is currently in design.
The design team is currently coordinating the placement of stormwater facilities.