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I-95 Richmond Gateway

Landscape enhancements along the corridors leading to the Virginia Capitol

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Nov. 2013

Est Completion Date
Late 2014

Cost
$650,000 (Nine Mile Road phase), $730,000 (5th Street phase)

Locality
Henrico and Richmond

District
Richmond

Contact
Keith Rider, Construction Manager
804-752-5538

Project Description

The primary purpose of this project is to beautify the landscape along the I-95 corridor between Hermitage Road and Franklin Street. This project also includes landscaping at the Nine Mile Road/I-64 interchange on the eastern border of Richmond at the Henrico County line and the I-95/I-64 interchange at 5th Street. 

The landscaping will include improvements at approaches, entrances and exits along I-95 leading to the local streets. In addition, gateway or welcome signs may be included at sites to be determined.

Enhancements to the Broad Street interchange began in December 2011 and will continue as part of this project. Landscaping work at the I-64/Nine Mile Road interchange and the I-95/I-64 interchange at 5th Street began in November 2013. 

Traffic Impacts

During construction, minimal traffic impacts are expected. Work will be performed within the existing right of way. No work will take place in the travel lanes.

Public Information Meeting

VDOT held a public information meeting on March 14, 2013 for the enhancements planned at the I-95/I-64 interchange at 5th Street in Richmond. The fact sheet is available.

A public information meeting was held in March 2012 for the Nine Mile Road interchange enhancement. The fact sheet is available.

A public information meeting was held in March 2014 for the Boulevard interchange enhancement. The fact sheet is available.

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