Route 607 (Matthew Mill Rd) at U.S. 29, Greene Co.
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
$4.26 million total estimate
Lengths and Limits
0.165 mile; from Route 29 to 0.138 mile east of Route 29
The primary purpose of this project is to improve safety and increase capacity at the intersection of Route 607 (Matthew Mill Road) and Route 29 (Seminole Trail) in Ruckersville.
Route 607 is a two-lane connector road serving a growing amount of local traffic, due to recent development in the area. It also provides a cut-through for commuters between Route 29 and Route 33 to the east. At its intersection with Route 29, Route 607 presently has a shared left-turn/through lane and an exclusive right-turn lane.
Route 607 currently carries 7,500 vehicles per day.
What Is Proposed?
VDOT proposes to widen Route 607 to five lanes where it meets Route 29. The widening will provide an eastbound left-turn lane into the Sheetz service center and an additional westbound left-turn lane onto Route 29 south.
Total cost: $4.26 million
Engineering of Roadway Plans: $920,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $1,199,462
Cost is subject to change as the design is finalized. Partial funding awaiting approval through the HB2 prioritization process. Read more about HB2 at www.virginiahb2.org.
Public hearing: January 11, 2012
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: Early 2015
Construction advertisement: September 2016
Construction completion: Early 2018
The project's schedule is subject to change.
Resources and Links
Aerial project graphic (7 MB)
Public hearing brochure (277 KB) and comment sheet (83 KB)
Release: VDOT to hold hearing on Route 607 improvements