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Recently Completed

Route 607 (Matthew Mill Rd) at U.S. 29, Greene Co.

Intersection improvements

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
February 2017

Est Completion Date
Sept. 6, 2017

Phase
Recently completed

Cost
$1.7 million construction contract; $4.26 million total estimate

Lengths and Limits
0.165 mile; from Route 29 to 0.138 mile east of Route 29

Contractor
Fielder's Choice Enterprises, Inc. of Charlottesville

Locality
Greene

District
Culpeper

Contact
Office of Communications
(540) 727-3201

Construction of intersection improvements at Route 29 and Route 607 (Matthew Mill Road) in Greene County was completed on time and under budget on Sept. 6, 2017.

The project widened Route 607 to five lanes at its westbound approach to Route 29, providing an additional westbound left-turn lane onto Route 29 south. It also upgraded the traffic signals at the intersection.

The project's purpose is to improve safety and traffic operations through the intersection, particularly for commuting traffic that use Route 607 as a cut-through between Route 29 and Route 33.

Route 607 currently carries about 7,500 vehicles per day.

Project Costs

Total cost: $4.26 million

Engineering of Roadway Plans: $920,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $1,199,462
Construction: $2,140,438

This project is partially funded through the SMART SCALE transportation project prioritization process.

Project Schedule

Public hearing: January 11, 2012
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: Early 2015
Construction advertisement: September 2016
Construction start: February 2017
Construction completion: September 6, 2017

Resources and Links

Traffic Shift Scheduled on Rt. 607 as Project Begins
News release, Feb. 15, 2017

Public Hearing Materials:

  Aerial project graphic  Adobe Acrobat PDF  (7 MB)

   Public hearing brochure Adobe Acrobat PDF (277 KB) and comment sheet Adobe Acrobat PDF (83 KB)


VDOT to Hold Hearing on Route 607 Improvements
News release, Jan. 3, 2012

UPC 51927

 

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