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Oct 05

Temporary Detour on Smith Circle East to Open in Early October

Posted on October 5, 2020 at 8:25 AM by Heidi Kellum

Due to ongoing construction for the Riverside Parkway project, a new temporary detour will be built on Smith Circle east in early October. Once opened, drivers are encourage to proceed with caution. View the Smith Circle Temporary Detour Plan (PDF) for details.

This project will extend Riverside Parkway from Silvery Blue Terrace to Loudoun County Parkway at George Washington Boulevard. The scope of work includes the construction of a new four-lane, divided road segment, the removal of Lexington Drive on both sides of Route 7, a new Loudoun Water main, and the replacement of the existing temporary traffic signal at Loudoun County Parkway and George Washington Boulevard with a permanent signal. 

The completion of Riverside Parkway, in conjunction with the planned Battlefield Parkway Interchange project, will improve traffic flow and will allow Route 7 to operate as a freeway west of Countryside Boulevard in Loudoun County. 

Construction of this segment of Riverside Parkway is expected to be completed by the fall of 2021. 

More information can be found at