VDOT News - Hampton Roads

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April 25, 2022



PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD FOR PROPOSED PLANS TO WIDEN ROUTE 17 IN YORK COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about plans to improve safety and capacity on Route 17 from Wolf Trap Road (Route 630) to north of Denbigh Boulevard (Route 173)

YORK COUNTY — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing on Thursday, April 28 for the proposed plans to improve safety and capacity by widening 0.71 mile of George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17), starting from Wolf Trap Road (Route 630) to just north of Denbigh Boulevard (Route 173) in York County. In addition to widening the Route 17 corridor from four to six lanes, the proposed plans also include updated traffic signals and intersection improvements at Route 17 and Denbigh Boulevard.

Design Public Hearing:
Thursday, April 28, 4-7 p.m.
Grafton Middle School
405 Grafton Drive
Yorktown, VA 23692

The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review the project exhibits on display, meet with VDOT representatives to ask questions and obtain project information, and to provide input. This meeting will be an open house-style format with no formal presentation. Media are invited to attend.

Citizens may provide oral and written comments at the hearing or submit them by May 8, 2022, to Ms. Hayden Hill, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 7511 Burbage Drive, Suffolk, Virginia 23435 or via email to Hayden.Hill@VDOT.Virginia.gov. Please reference “Route 17 Widening Project Comment” in the subject line.

For more information on this project, please visit: https://www.virginiadot.org/projects/hampton-roads/rt17widening.asp.

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