Intersections are changing. Typically a vehicle approaching an intersection will be greeted by a traffic signal, stop or yield sign or more recently a roundabout. Currently there are 10 roundabouts in Chesterfield and more could be coming. Last week the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a community information... Read more
The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking adults to serve on the Youth Services Citizen Board for the 2016-17 year. The board is composed of two adults from each magisterial district. Board members attend monthly meetings and help plan programs throughout the year. They serve... Read more
Chester could get a new building at the entrance to Chester Village at the intersection of West Hundred Road and Old West Hundred Road. The proposed building would be called Chester Mini Storage and contain 500 interior storage units. The exterior of the building would look like an office... Read more
Chesterfield County, like many local governments, has amazing volunteers, and the county greatly values their contributions. In fiscal 2015, approximately 4,000 volunteers dedicated 142,000 work hours valued at $3.5 million. Because of the tremendous work our volunteers do alongside county employees, Chesterfield is able to provide exceptional services and... Read more
The Hopkins and Kingsland road intersection could get an upgrade – a roundabout. The proposed roundabout will be the subject of a VDOT open house on Tuesday, May 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting, which will take place at Beulah Elementary School, will offer a general-information... Read more
The bridge on Dundas Road that climbs over the CSX tracks and becomes Beulah Road west of the bridge will be replaced by 2020. New funding for the project was announced last week, justifying the project due to its sufficiency rating of 34, which would rank the bridge condition... Read more
School start times could change if several pieces fall into place. The Chesterfield School Board could be swapping elementary and high school start times but it may take some time to implement. After some grappling, CCPS has settled on a plan to swap high school and elementary school start... Read more
While the sale of homes in Chesterfield County is just a bit lower than last year; home prices have plummeted since its peak in July of last year. March 2015 posted 368 homes sold compared with 370 units in March of this year. Both are well below that measured... Read more
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) have implemented new signal displays at four locations in Chesterfield County which began this month to make turning left at each intersection more efficient. The new four-head signals use a combination of a green arrow and a flashing yellow to allow for a... Read more
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) (JDH) is improving the intersection of JDH and Old Bermuda Hundred Road. Due to sight line issues, the intersection has been redesigned and will include: turn lanes on both routes at this intersection as well as a... Read more