Under Construction: Atkinson Boulevard (New Connector between Jefferson Avenue & Warwick Boulevard)

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The City of Newport New is constructing a new four-lane divided roadway beginning at the intersection of Warwick Boulevard and Atkinson Boulevard extending eastward over the CSX railroad, I-64 and intersection with Jefferson Avenue. Once constructed, the roadway will be named Atkinson Boulevard.

This project is locally administered by the City of Newport News. Additional project information and updates can be found on the City of Newport News project page.

Benefits 

The new roadway connection will alleviate traffic congestion and reduce commuter travel times by providing an important connection between the City’s major roadways, Jefferson Avenue and Warwick Boulevard. The improvements also include a 10 foot shared use path for pedestrians and cyclists traversing the length of the project on the Mary Passage Middle School side of the new roadway expanding to 14 feet on the new bridge.

Major Milestones 

Construction began August 2017 and is expected to be completed November 2020.

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Long/Lat: 37.155851, -76.537262
Locality: Newport News

Page last modified: Jan. 15, 2019