It has been almost eight years since American Mobile Home Park, on Jefferson Davis Highway, was closed to make way for a large retail and multi-family development. The massive project could be returning. Before the project started in 2008, the primary property owner, Trollingwood Land LLC, died as the... Read more
Work has begun on a Comprehensive Plan for the Northern Jefferson Davis Highway corridor. Tourist courts, motels and family entertainment venues are not what you think of while driving on Jefferson Davis Highway. Until the late 1950s, what was known as the Pike was a bucolic route for those... Read more
Those who travel on West Hundred Road from Jefferson Davis Highway west to Interstate 95 know that there needs to be work done to relieve traffic snarls on that short section of highway. A new project by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), managed by Chesterfield’s transportation department, should... Read more
A space facing the Village Green in Chester has been vacant since an accident took place while building there in 2008. The property is 0.6 acres and is located in the southwest corner of Fountain Square Plaza and Chester Village Drive. Now, after a lot of discussion over what... Read more
The Bike & Trail plan was considered this week by the Chesterfield Planning Commission. There are currently 40 miles of bikeways and trails on the ground today, with an additional eight miles of projects currently underway and 28 miles would be added to the network over the next 10... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to cover costs for a number of programs involving safe routes for non drivers, historic assets, vegetation management and wild life preservation. The Transportation Alternatives Projects will weighed by the... Read more
New retail and residential on the books for Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester could see some improvements just north of Route 10. Two separate developments, one a combination retail and multifamily, and the other an over 55 development, could be completed in 2017. Shoppes Moore’s Lake is beginning to offer preleases through Thalhimer Real Estate. The retail space will total 300,000... Read more
New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
The Chesterfield County Preservation Committee will meet on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to review two proposed changes to historic properties in the county, called “Certificates of Appropriateness.” Properties to be discussed include Magnolia Grange, 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. that has applied to install a fresh air intake. The... Read more