CURRENT STATUS OF ROUTE 9
One travel lane open on limited schedule
Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation during ReThink9, the Town of Hillsboro’s Traffic Calming, Pedestrian Safety and Infrastructure Improvement Project.
DELIVERY ON-TIME OR AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
We anticipate an ahead-of-schedule April 2021 delivery of the project as a result of the accelerated full-closure period.
No additional full closures in 2020. (Two full closures planned for November and December 2020 no longer required.)
East and West Roundabouts have been functional since August 14, nearly eight weeks ahead of the original schedule.
Hillsboro water main completion in July, four months ahead of original schedule.
Partial Opening Schedule
CURRENT STATUS OF ROUTE 9
The Route 9 work zone in Hillsboro is partially open on a limited schedule to accommodate morning eastbound commuter traffic and weekend westbound tourist travel while still allowing the construction team a safe work zone. One lane will be open for limited travel based on the schedule below.
ONLY EASTBOUND OPEN
MONDAY – FRIDAY 4 AM to 9:30 AM
ONLY WESTBOUND OPEN
FRIDAY 2 PM to 7 PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 7 AM to 7 PM
Except for times listed above, Route 9 in Hillsboro will be closed to all traffic.
With Route 9 in Hillsboro partially open—depending upon day and time—you have three travel options.
FIND THE BEST ROUTE FOR YOU
Only one travel lane will be open through the work zone on Route 9 in Hillsboro on a limited schedule. The detour routes will remain in place and most motorists are encouraged to continue to use them and avoid delays. Through-truck restrictions remain in effect. Review our comparison of the three routes to find the best route for your travel needs.
- Through and commuter traffic originating from, or with a final destination, west of the Shenandoah River
- Tractor Trailers and Buses
Four-lane limited-access highways
Higher travel speeds
Recent roadway and safety improvements
Westbound direction right turns only, with limited stopping, smoother flow of travel
ROUTE 9 WORK ZONE
- Greater Hillsboro area residents
- Greater Hillsboro area and in-town business deliveries
- Westbound, weekend leisure travelers
Active work zone
Narrow travel lane
Unpaved, uneven roadway
- Northwest Loudoun area residents/commuters
- Visitors to area businesses and attractions
Non-through delivery trucks under bridge weight limits
Enforced, reduced speed limit
Narrow shoulders along route
Multiple one-lane bridges
Messages from the Mayor
ReThink9 Press Releases:
PRESS RELEASE: Hillsboro ReThink9 Repeats Holiday Travel Pattern Through the Route 9 Work Zone On Christmas and New Year Weekends
ReThink9 temporary schedule allows limited westbound-only travel each day during the Christmas and New Year holiday weekends from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
PRESS RELEASE: Hillsboro ReThink9 Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Pattern Through the Route 9 Work Zone
Temporary schedule allows limited westbound-only travel each day during the Thanksgiving holiday starting Wednesday, November 25 to Sunday, November 29.
To the ReThink9 Community:
Truck apron work on East and West Roundabouts begins on October 19, limiting truck and trailer traffic in the roundabouts until completed.
With the opening of functional roundabouts at each end of Hillsboro on Friday, August 14, the Town reopened Rt. 9 in to westbound-only traffic on Friday afternoon and over the weekend. Because of critical motorist safety violations throughout the weekend, particularly...
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