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Route 23 (Park Avenue) in Norton Corridor Operations and Improvement Study

Corridor Operations and Improvement Study
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
September 2019

Phase
Study

Locality
Wise

District
Bristol

Contact
Blake Ailor, VDOT Planning Office
276-669-6151

What's Being Done?

Park Avenue (Route 23) in Norton is the primary route to the town, providing access to downtown. The study will look at ways to improve safety and pedestrian facilities. The signal timings in the corridor will be studied to see where improvements can be made.

The study area extends from Norton Coeburn Road (Alternate Route 58)/Hawthorne Drive intersection and travels east to the Park Avenue/15th Street intersection. The study also includes the interchange ramps at Alternate Route 58 and Route 23, and 11th Street from the Park Avenue intersection to the Kentucky Avenue intersection. The total study area is 2.8 miles in length and includes 19 intersections.

An information meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Norton City Hall (618 Virginia Avenue NW, Norton, VA 24273).

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