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CONTACT:
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Taya Jarman 804-524-6094
Taya.Jarman@vdot.virginia.gov

RICH-122323

Jan. 9, 2018



VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS ON THE VIRGINIA CAPITAL TRAIL ALONG ROUTE 5 IN HENRICO COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about the proposed enhancements on January 16

Virginia Capital Trail users interact with vehicular traffic along Route 5

COLONIAL HEIGHTS —The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public meeting on an enhancement project proposed for the Virginia Capital Trail along the Route 5 corridor in Henrico County. Proposed enhancements will improve safety and operations where Virginia Capital Trail users interact with vehicular traffic at roadway intersections, private drives and commercial entrances. There are 23 locations under consideration for enhancements.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Varina Library, located at 1875 New Market Rd., Henrico, VA 23231. This meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals, businesses or organizations to give VDOT input on the project. 

Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the meeting or until January 26 by mailing them to Winston Phillips, project manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, 2430 Pine Forest Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-9002. Comments can also be emailed to winston.phillips@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Virginia Capital Trail pedestrian safety project comments” in the subject line.

Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at (804) 524-6091 or TDD/TTY 711.

For more information about the proposed improvements, visit http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/richmond/pedestrian_safety_enhancements_on_the_virginia_capital_trail.asp.

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