Hello and thank you for visiting our Orlean & Somerville towers project update page. This is the primary and most up-to-date source of information for progress on the Orlean tower or the Somerville tower. We will update this page any time we have new information about the tower’s estimated on-air date. We also provide these updates on our social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021:
We are thrilled to report that we have received zoning approval from Fauquier County for both of these sites!
Monday, January 3, 2022:
Geo-tech reports are complete and the foundation has been designed. The towers have now been ordered!
Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday April 28, 2022:
Orlean tower was stacked on Wednesday followed by Somerville on Thursday!
Wednesday, April 12, 2023:
Tower construction is complete for both towers. Verizon Wireless has made application to install their equipment and hope to have that accomplished by this summer.