Courts Complex Expansion


  • The Courts Complex Expansion project includes the design and construction of a new 92,000-square-foot Loudoun County District Courthouse and renovation of existing courts facilities, including new parking facilities, in Leesburg, Va.
    • Work completed to date includes a new parking garage next to the Pennington parking lot. 
    • Current work includes constructing the new General District Courthouse. Improvements to parking lots and pedestrian access to the courts buildings are also underway. 
    • Future work includes renovations to the existing courthouse (18 East Market Street) and historic Valley Bank building (20 East Market Street).
  • The new General District Courthouse will be located on the current Church Street parking lot at the corner of Church Street and Edwards Ferry Road in downtown Leesburg. The new building is expected to be complete and open to the public in fall 2023.
  • In February 2023, the Board of Supervisors voted to name the multiple buildings that comprise the Loudoun courts and related offices the Loudoun County Courthouse Complex, while the historic courthouse will bear the name of Charles Hamilton Houston. Read details in this news release.

Utility Work  Extended Through March 17, 2023

As part of Loudoun County’s new courthouse construction project, construction crews will be performing utility work at the intersection of North Street and Church Streets NE in Leesburg in two phases from Tuesday, February 28 – Friday, March 17, 2023. During this time, residents can expect lane closures, delays and noise associated with the construction. 

Virtual Construction Update - March 29, 2023

Join Loudoun County for a virtual construction update on the Loudoun County Courthouse Complex Expansion project on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. Meeting attendees will receive an update on the construction progress of the new General District Courthouse, the current timeline for the remainder of the construction project, and a preview of the inside of the new building. Members of the public may also ask questions about the project through the virtual meeting’s question and answer function. For more information, view the news release.

  • Join by computer: Log-on or phone at 1-844-992-4726  (Access code: 233 982 99890)

Current Phase: Construction

Estimated Timeline

  • Spring 2020 - Winter 2023: Construction
  • Summer 2023: Substantial Completion

Construction Photos

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Stay Informed About This Project

Courthouse Visitor Information

  • Visitors to the Loudoun County Courthouse may park for free at the Pennington Garage and Pennington Lot, which are located approximately two blocks away off of Church Street NE in Leesburg. Shuttle service from the Pennington Garage and Pennington Lot to the courthouse will run approximately every ten minutes, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. A walking path between the parking areas and the courthouse will be maintained throughout the duration of construction. View parking details and a map of the shuttle route and walking path in this flyer (PDF)

Related Documents

Contact Us

  • For questions about the Courthouse project, contact John Arriaga, DTCI Construction Manager by email or 571-258-3489, or Jeffrey Dean, McDonough Bolyard Peck, Inc. Project Manager by email or 202-826-5429.
  • For questions about the Pennington Parking Garage, contact Nick Brown, DTCI Construction Program Manager by email or call 571-258-3435.

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