Loudoun to Get $54.7M in Regional Transportation Funding

Two Loudoun County transportation projects were included in the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s Six-Year Program, which the Authority adopted June 9.

The project to build Crosstrail Boulevard from Sycolin Road to the Dulles Greenway will receive $36.7 million. The project to widen Arcola Mills Drive—formerly Evergreen Mills Road—from Northstar Boulevard to Stone Springs Boulevard will receive $18 million. Both awards are for the full amount the county requested from the Authority.

In total, 13 Northern Virginia localities and agencies requested a total of $1.44 billion in multimodal transportation funding. The NVTA unanimously voted to allocate $539 million to fund 21 transportation projects to reduce traffic congestion in 11 jurisdictions and agencies.

“The regional collaboration and ability to look beyond jurisdictional lines is truly remarkable and a benefit to all Northern Virginians, as well as those traveling through the DC metropolitan area,” said Loudoun Chair Phyllis J. Randall (D-At Large), who also chairs the NVTA.

With the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2020-2025 Six-Year Program, together with its four previous funding programs, the NVTA is help fund 106 transportation projects in the region totaling nearly $2.5 billion.

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is funded by a regional sales tax. It previously also received funding from a regional hotel tax and grantor’s tax, but in 2018 the General Assembly stripped that funding to send to Metro.

More information about the Six-Year Program process is online at the NVTA’s website.

One thought on “Loudoun to Get $54.7M in Regional Transportation Funding

  • 2020-07-20 at 4:23 pm

    When will the county expand and pave Ryan Road??? It is by far the worst road in the county! I was shocked to see that they are making improvements to the perfectly fine section of four lanes in front of Harris Teeter…. there was nothing wrong with that portion of the road when just a few hundred feet further toward Evergreen Mills Rd in front of Brambleton Golf Course, the two lanes are horribly unsafe with cars swerving to miss huge rugs, holes and missing asphalt!! Pathetic attempts at filling sections of the road have only created bigger hazzards! Good grief Loudoun, when will you ever improve this part of the road???!!!

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