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Newbys Bridge Road Corridor Improvements, Chesterfield

Four projects between Sussex Drive and Celestial Lane

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Spring 2017

Est Completion Date
Winter 2018-19

Cost
$8.9 million

Locality
Chesterfield

District
Richmond

Contact
Winston Phillips, PMP, project manager
(804) 524-6322

What's Being Done

The purpose of the four projects is to improve the vertical and horizontal alignments along Newbys Bridge Road (Route 649) between the intersection near Sussex Drive and the intersection at Celestial Lane in Chesterfield County.

The new roadway will be widened from the existing 20 ft. to 22 ft. with 8 ft. shoulders. These improvements will meet VDOT’s standard for Urban Minor Arterial roadways by reducing the curvature and improving the sight distance along the corridor. All projects will require the relocation of utilities.

Traffic Impacts

There will be intermittent alternating lane closures weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Public Involvement

A public hearing was held July 22, 2014 at Chalkley Elementary School. A public hearing brochure is available.

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