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Priority Future Projects 

The following list of priority future projects are for Town Council consideration based upon available funding and priorities. Each project includes a brief summary, estimated cost, and project status. The costs are only estimates and are subject to change based upon modifications in project scope, economic conditions, and timing. The projects are not listed in any particular order of significance.

Project

Project Summary

Estimated Cost

Status

Airport Remote Tower
Control Room

Costs associated with the purchase of equipment for the tower control room in the Loudoun County owned building on Miller Drive. Costs include computers, wiring, desks, servers associated with the remote tower project. State and Federal funding may be available to offset major costs.

TBD

Negotiating logistics
and scope.

Battlefield Parkway intersection
with Solitude Court
Left Turn Improvements
When Kincaid Boulevard is opened upon completion of Crosstrail Boulevard, additional traffic volumes are expected at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway with Kincaid Boulevard and Solitude Court. Left turns from Solitude Court to Battlefield Parkway are anticipated to be more difficult. Improvements to the intersection are being considered to mitigate these additional traffic volumes.  TBD  
Catoctin Circle/Edwards
Ferry Road Intersection
Improvements 
Traffic studies have shown that improvements to traffic flow are warranted at this intersection. A Loudoun County proffer in connection with the Courthouse
expansion project will partially fund the intersection improvements. Final decisions regarding the need for and type of improvements required was delayed until
completion of the Lowenbach Street improvement project (Project Number 05303). Implementation of this project will be based on an analysis of the impact of opening the neighborhood streets and the completion of the courthouse expansion.
TBD  Lowenbach subdivision
improvements
were completed in
2016. County
Courthouse expansion
is underway.
Analysis of the intersection will be conducted.

Chesapeake Bay TMDL Future Phases

Recently completed stormwater management pond retrofit projects and on‐going stream restoration projects will meet the short‐term Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Discharge Load (TMDL) requirements established by EPA and the state. Additional improvement projects will be required to meet long‐term goals.

$1,500,000

Awaiting funding

E‐Citation Implementation Implementation of a e‐citation program in the Police Department that automates the citation issuance process and requires smart devices, software, and each
police cruiser to be equipped with a scanner/printer.
 TBD E‐Summons fees are being collected and
held in a reserve until sufficient funding is available.

 

 

Potential Future Projects 

The following list of potential future projects are for Town Council consideration based upon available funding and priorities. In some instances, additional research is required before a specific recommendation can be made. The projects are broken down by capital improvement category and include a brief project summary. Any estimates provided are subject to change based upon modifications in project scope, economic conditions, and timing.

Project

Type

Project Summary

ADA Improvements Town Wide General Government After American Disability Act (ADA) Transition Plan Update is completed, priority projects required to bring the Town into compliance with ADA regulations will be added to the CIP.
E-Citation Implementation General Government Implementation of a e‐citation program in the Police Department that automates the citation issuance process and requires smart devices, software, and each police cruiser to be equipped with a scanner/printer.
Rehabilitation of Town Hall Garage General Government An assessment of the parking garage is being conducted in Fiscal Year 2020 in order to determine if any repairs or rehabilitation is required at the Town Hall parking garage, which was constructed in 1990.
New Downtown Parking Garage General Government

Construction of a new parking garage to serve the downtown area.

Relocation of Information Technology Main Equipment Room
General Government Relocation of the main equipment room for information technology to a larger, more secure location.

Ida Lee Park Tennis Court – Seasonal Air Structure

Parks & Recreation

Seasonal air structure with storage building and entrance structures over an existing three court pod, including beam for anchoring the air structure around the court perimeter, new exterior lighting and fencing.

Lawson Road Bicycle/ Pedestrian Crossing of Tuscarora Creek

Parks & Recreation

New stream crossing to provide bicycle and pedestrian access to the W&OD Trail from residential communities.

Olde Izaak Walton Park Improvements

Parks & Recreation

Upgrade existing facilities and develop new amenities at the park.

Tuscarora Creek Trail Phase II

Parks & Recreation

Trail from Brandon Park at Harrison Street to Davis Avenue and Olde Izaak Walton Park via the Tuscarora Creek stream valley. This 2,500 linear foot trail provides access to Olde Izaak Walton Park, and includes a crossing of Tuscarora Creek.

1st, 2nd & Wirt Street, SW

Streets & Highways

Storm drainage improvements including curb and gutter to alleviate flooding of yards and drainage problems along 1st Street west of South King Street, 2nd Street and Wirt Street, SW. Project improvements to be sensitive to existing neighborhood character.

Ayr Street Sidewalk Streets & Highways

Construct a new sidewalk on Ayr Street between West Market Street and Cornwall Street for pedestrian safety.

Church Street Improvements Phase II - Royal to Town Branch (07304)

Streets & Highways

Project includes extension of paved roadway approximately 200 feet towards the W&OD Trail to connect to future private development. The project includes construction of a Crescent District water feature at the southern end of Church Street adjacent to the proposed King Street Station project.

Davis Avenue Sidewalk

Streets & Highways

Install sidewalk on both sides of Davis Avenue from South King Street to the Valley View Drive intersection.

Dry Mill Road Sidewalk and Drainage Improvements (Catoctin to W&OD)

Streets & Highways

Sidewalk and drainage improvements from the W&OD trail to Catoctin Circle.

Liberty Street Improvements (Loudoun Street to Liberty Parking Lot) Streets & Highways Upgrade this segment of Liberty Street to provide sidewalks and improve drainage. These improvements will enhance pedestrian access to the public parking lot. The improvements will consider converting Liberty Street to one-way.

North King Street at North Street Traffic Signal

Streets & Highways

Loudoun County has proffered a signal at that location. This signal will be needed when the courthouse expansion project is completed.

Old Waterford Road Improvements (from Fairview Street to the Rust Library) Streets & Highways Provide, curb, gutter, and missing sidewalk link on Old Waterford Road. The purpose of the project is to improve drainage and pedestrian accessibility.

Plaza Street Sidewalk

Streets & Highways

Construction of approximately 1,000 feet of sidewalk along the west side of Plaza Street between the Police Station and Edwards Ferry Road. This segment of sidewalk will complete a missing link and will improve pedestrian access and safety for residents of the Fields of Leesburg apartments and other residents in northeast Leesburg.

Route 7 Bypass Widening - West Market Street to Dulles Greenway Streets & Highways VDOT / Loudoun County project to widen the Bypass to 6 lanes (3 lanes in each direction). Project will include modifications to interchanges, modification or replacement of bridges as required, and installation of noise walls. Town will cooperate with VDOT and Loudoun County in completion of the improvements.
Royal Street Improvements east of Harrison Street Streets & Highways Sidewalk, parking and drainage improvements.

West Market Street/Morven Park Road/Loudoun Street Intersection Improvements

Streets & Highways

Intersection improvements to improve vehicular and pedestrian safety and traffic congestion. Study completed in March 2009 on potential design options.

South Street at South King Street

Storm Drainage

Storm drainage improvements to alleviate flooding of a single family home at the corner of South Street and South King Street. Project dependent upon future nearby development.

Town Branch at Mosby Drive

Storm Drainage

Purpose of the project is to stabilize the eroding channel and reduce potential flooding.

Town Branch Stream Restoration Storm Drainage

Stream channel improvements to Town Branch between Catoctin Circle and the W&OD Trail bridge between South King and Harrison Streets. The purpose of the project is to alleviate flooding and to restore the stream channel.

Tuscarora Creek Stream Restoration (from downstream of the Leesburg Bypass to near Lawson Road) Storm Drainage Improvements to the Tuscarora Creek stream channel to mitigate erosion and stream degradation.

Runway 17 Extension

Airport

Extend the runway for approximately 500 linear feet to accommodate larger aircraft. Project is part of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Town Master Plan for the airport. Significant funding to be provided by FAA and the Virginia Department of Aviation.

South Apron Expansion Phase II

Airport

This project is the final phase of the South Apron Development project. It is contiguous with the recently completed South Apron Expansion Phase I and the South Apron Hangar project. It includes incidental development of additional aircraft tie-downs, wash rack, and relocation of the existing fuel farm.

Carr Tank I Recoating Utilities Inspect and recoat the Carr 1 tank and perform interior touch ups. This tank was last painted in 2010.
Sycolin Road Tank Recoating Utilities Inspect and recoat the Sycolin tank and perform interior touch ups. This tank was last painted in 2010.
TMDL Improvements Utilities

Improvements to the Water Pollution Control Facility to meet regulatory requirements for Chesapeake Bay total maximum daily load (TMDL) reduction for nitrogen and phosphorus.

Water Pressure Zone Pump Station Backup Generator Utilities Install an emergency generator to operate the pump station that feeds all of the Western Pressure Zone to provide system redundancy during emergencies.