Orlean and Somerville Towers Progress

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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023:

Verizon Wireless has their permits and are waiting for installation dates.

Monday, March 11, 2024:

Verizon Wireless is installing March 2024! Forecasted in-service date is late October 2024!