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Centerville Road at News Road Intersection Improvements

James City County

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Begin Date
Winter 2019

Cost
$3.26 Million

Locality
James City

District
Hampton Roads

Contact
Hampton Roads Public Affairs
757-925-1515

About the Project:

The purpose of this project is to improve safety and capacity by adding turn lanes and signalizing the intersection at Centerville Road and News Road in James City County.

The proposed design includes adding:

  • One left turn lane southbound from Centerville Road onto News Road
  • One right turn lane northbound from Centerville Road onto News Road that will improve sight distance
  • One right turn lane westbound from News Road onto Centerville Road
  • New traffic signal to address existing and future capacity issues
  • Mountable curb on right turn lanes and left turn lane widening in order to reduce property impacts

Centerville Road (Route 614) is an urban minor arterial roadway with a current average daily traffic (ADT) of 6,768 vehicles. The ADT is projected to be 8,400 vehicles per day in design year 2039. News Road (Route 613) is an urban collector roadway with a current ADT of 4,034 vehicles, and the projected ADT is 5,000 vehicles per day. The posted speed limit is 45 mph for both roadways.

Project Update:

November 2016

A design public hearing was held on November 16, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Matoaka Elementary School, 4001 Brick Bat Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. The public comment period closed ten (10) days after the public hearing on November 26, 2016.

Public Hearing Materials:

May 2016

A presentation of the proposed signalization turn lane design was given to the James City County Board of Supervisors on May 10, 2016. Links to the presentation and plans are provided below:

A design public hearing for the new proposed turn lane alternative will take place in fall 2016.

December 2015

A design public hearing was held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Matoaka Elementary School, 4001 Brick Bat Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. The public comment period closed twelve days after this public hearing, on December 28, 2015.

 

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