Public divided on Nash Road extension
Following a May 21 public meeting about options the county is considering to extend Nash Road to Route 10, the comments indicate no consensus among residents. Comments that were submitted in person or by email from May 21 to June 4 reveal that 23 people support the project and... Read more
High-speed rail slowly coming to area?
A decision on where to build a new train station for high-speed rail is headed down the track but hasn’t reached the destination yet. “The final decision hasn’t been made yet,” said David Hyder, transportation director of the Crater Planning District Commission. He added that “it looks like” the... Read more
A sidewalk is being added to Ecoff Avenue along with upgrades that will make it more pedestrian friendly and safer for drivers. There will be an informal meeting but no formal presentation draft plans will be available for review and staff will be on hand to field questions. The... Read more
Increased traffic expected near Amazon during holiday season
Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Monday, Nov. 20, through the holiday season. The traffic pattern will be similar to past years, and motorists should allow extra time to get through the area during shift changes. The... Read more
Mega site mania magnifies lack of county cooperation
Crossing Harrowgate Road after parking at Harrowgate Elementary School, that will be torn down as part of the East-West Freeway, those interested in finding out more information than what they were given at four community meetings held by the county, gathered in the sun Saturday on the lawn of... Read more
A local man has requested that the speed limit of a zone on Chester Road north of Route 288 be changed from 55 miles per hour to 45. “A request to reduce the 55 MPH speed limit was submitted through the Chesterfield Residency office via Chesterfield County,” said Jesse... Read more
Route 1 corridor, along 360, and down Route 60 from Chippenham to West-chester Commons. Concerning the latter, there are an estimated 35,000 jobs from Chip to WC which are inaccessible to anyone without a car.” Harton’s further passion is enabling the growing aging population of our county to “age... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Sunday, and continuing through the holiday season. The traffic pattern will be similar to last year and motorists should allow extra time to get through the area during shift... Read more
VN STAFF – Jobs and transportation go hand in hand. Recognizing the link between economic opportunity and transportation infrastructure that efficiently moves people and goods is paramount to a healthy local economy. The Richmond region and the Virginia Secretary of Transportation are conducting a study of a key jobs... Read more
Chesterfield County Police are urging drivers to be aware of a speed limit change on Iron Bridge Road. The speed limit on Iron Bridge Road from Chesterfield Meadows Drive to just west of its intersection with Landfill Drive is now 45 mph. Previously, the speed limit on this stretch... Read more