If constructed the road would connect Broadlands and Brambleton.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Plan may call for four lanes, but board may consider reserving right of way for six lanes, while opponents decry what they call the resurrection of the "Outer Beltway."
From some of the comments made during a public hearing Tuesday night, someone might assume the notion of planning Belmont Ridge/Northstar Boulevard for six lanes was a brand new concept. That would not be true. For 20 years, the roads had been planned for six lanes on Loudoun’s Countywide Transportation Plan, until the previous Loudoun Board of Supervisors made changes to reduce the size of the roads. In June 2010, Northstar was reduced to two lanes from Belmont Ridge to the Prince William County line as part of the CTP review. Then, in January 2011, the board reduced Belmont Ridge to four lanes from Croson Lane to Route 7. But while the proposal to restore plans along that roadway are not new, opponents say they’re stunned at the speed …