Route 607 (Matthew Mill Rd) at U.S. 29, Greene Co.
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
Sept. 6, 2017
$1.7 million construction contract; $4.26 million total estimate
Lengths and Limits
0.165 mile; from Route 29 to 0.138 mile east of Route 29
Fielder's Choice Enterprises, Inc. of Charlottesville
Office of Communications
Construction of intersection improvements at Route 29 and Route 607 (Matthew Mill Road) in Greene County was completed on time and under budget on Sept. 6, 2017.
The project widened Route 607 to five lanes at its westbound approach to Route 29, providing an additional westbound left-turn lane onto Route 29 south. It also upgraded the traffic signals at the intersection.
The project's purpose is to improve safety and traffic operations through the intersection, particularly for commuting traffic that use Route 607 as a cut-through between Route 29 and Route 33.
Route 607 currently carries about 7,500 vehicles per day.
Total cost: $4.26 million
Engineering of Roadway Plans: $920,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $1,199,462
This project is partially funded through the SMART SCALE transportation project prioritization process.
Public hearing: January 11, 2012
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: Early 2015
Construction advertisement: September 2016
Construction start: February 2017
Construction completion: September 6, 2017
Resources and Links
Traffic Shift Scheduled on Rt. 607 as Project Begins
News release, Feb. 15, 2017
Public Hearing Materials: