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Route 600/226 Roundabout & Route 1/226 Improvements

Project to improve safety and traffic operations in Dinwiddie

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Spring 2015

Est Completion Date
Spring 2016

Cost
$7.7 million

Lengths and Limits
0.4 mile

Locality
Dinwiddie

District
Richmond

Contact
Anthony Haverly, project manager
804-524-6154

Project Description

The primary purpose of this project is to improve safety and traffic operations at the Route 1/Route 226 and Route 226/Route 600 intersections.

The signal at the Route 226/Route 600 intersection will be replaced with a single lane roundabout—one 16 foot lane with a five foot sidewalk and a dedicated right turn lane from Route 226 west onto Route 600.

The proposed project includes the widening of Route 226 from approximately 0.10 miles west of Route 600 to Route 1 for a total length of 0.30 miles. The thru lanes will be widened to 14 feet to accommodate bicycles.

Route 1 improvements will consist of minor widening on the west side of the intersection. The length of the 12-foot wide left turn lane onto Route 1 will be extended and the existing right turn lane will be redesigned to improve movements at the Route 1 intersection.

VDOT held a design public hearing for this project on December 1, 2011. public hearing brochure

Project Schedule

Design approval – Winter 2011
Begin right of way acquisition – Summer 2012
Begin construction – Spring 2015
Completion – Spring 2016

 

 

 

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