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Route 17 Traffic Signal Coordination and Signal System Upgrades

George P. Coleman Bridge to Route 17/Route 17 Business
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Both projects will be advertised for construction in summer 2016

Preliminary Engineering

Traffic Signal Coordination: Estimated $2.8 million; Traffic Signal System Upgrades; $320,000

Lengths and Limits
George P. Coleman Bridge to Route 17/Route 17 Business Intersection

To be determined



Robert Alexander, VDOT Project Manager
(804) 796-4533
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
(540) 374-3344

Project Overview

Two projects are planned to improve traffic signal operations and traffic flow along Route 17 (George Washington Memorial Highway) in Gloucester County between the George P. Coleman Bridge and the Route 17/Route 17 Business Intersection. 

Traffic Signal System Upgrades
This project will upgrade and modify six existing traffic signals over 12.8 miles to add communication and detection systems for signal coordination. Signals will be upgraded at Route 17 and the following intersections: Route 616, Route 14/17 Business/Route 619, Hospital Drive/McFadden Way, Route 606, Route 33/Route 198, and Route 14/17 and Route 3/14. This project will be advance to construction in summer 2016. Estimated cost is $320,000.

Traffic Signal Coordination
This project will coordinate traffic signals along Route 17 between the Coleman Bridge and Route 17/17B to improve the efficiency of traffic flow and reduce congestion. This project will advance to construction in summer 2016. Estimated cost is $2.8 million.

Public Hearing

A public hearing was held on:  

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5-7 p.m.
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062

Route 17 Signal Coordination Public Hearing Brochure

Route 17 Signal Structure Upgrade Public Hearing Brochure




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