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Wythe Creek Road (Route 172) Widening Project


Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Scoping Activities Underway

$51.1 million

Hampton and Poquoson

Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads Public Affairs

About the Project

The Wythe Creek Road (Route 172) project will encompass roadway widening in the cities of Hampton and Poquoson. The Hampton portion of the project includes widening Wythe Creek Road with a multi-use path to the east side of the expanded roadway. This project also includes widening the causeway and bridge over Wythe Creek. In Poquoson, Wythe Creek Road will be widened and include curb and gutter installation, a multi-use path to the west side of the expanded roadway, and a sidewalk to the east side.

Notice to Proceed was issued to the design consultant in January 2013. Design is proceeding as scheduled.

Public Information

A citizen information meeting was held on Monday, October 15 at Poquoson High School. A public hearing is tentatively planned for summer 2015. 

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