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Lynnhaven Parkway Widening

Virginia Beach

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Spring 2014

Est Completion Date
Spring 2017

Cost
$18.9 million (Construction)

Contractor
Allan Myers

Locality
Virginia Beach

District
Hampton Roads

Contact
Hampton Roads Communications
757-925-1515

About the Project

The current portion of Lynnhaven Parkway is primarily a two-lane road with a connection from Indian River Road to Centerville Turnpike. This project will complete that connection with the construction of a four-lane divided roadway. This is the final phase of the Lynnhaven Parkway corridor projects, which will make a connection from Volvo Parkway at Battlefield Boulevard to I-264 at the Lynnhaven Parkway interchange. 

When complete, the project will include a bridge over Brigadoon Lake #2,  an 8-foot shared use path, a sidewalk, sound walls and landscaping. New traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Monument Drive, Heald Way, Beaufain Boulevard and Albright Drive. 

This project has been fully funded in the Governor’s Transportation Initiative.

Current Status

During construction, one lane of traffic will be maintained in both directions. Motorists should be alert to temporary flagging operations as needed throughout the duration of the project. 

The contractor continues to place concrete curb along Lynnhaven Parkway in the area of Sidney Court, Angus Drive and Etheridge Circle. They are also installing the remaining driveway aprons at a couple of locations at Etheridge Circle and Murdoch Court. VDOT has approved the initial installation of the infrastructure, and electrical service has been requested at the four proposed traffic signal locations (Albright Drive, Magnolia Lane/Herald Way, Monument Drive, and Beaufain Boulevard). The latest schedule has the crews grading and testing the aggregate base starting the week of August 15, with eventual paving of the base mix asphalt from the bridge area south to Susan Lee Lane. Crews will then concentrate on placing all incidental concrete remaining north of Albright Drive, then grading the aggregate base road bed and installing the base mix asphalt.

Due to construction, Brigadoon Neighborhood Park is closed. The park is expected to reopen to the public in late summer 2016. 

The project is scheduled for completion in spring 2017.

A Community Information Meeting was held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Tallwood High School to give residents a brief presentation on the progress of the project: 

Lynnhaven Parkway Widening Project Update Presentation

 

Traffic Alerts

Virginia Beach Public Works has announced the closure of Lynnhaven Parkway between Albright Drive and Dalrymple Street beginning on Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016, at 9 a.m. This closure will remain in effect into September 2016.

Crews will be reconstructing this portion of Lynnhaven Parkway during the closure.  Work includes the installation of waterline, sanitary and storm sewers, soundwalls, embankment, curbs, sidewalks and pavement.

Signs for the detour route will be posted which will direct drivers, although the detour routing will vary as construction progresses. Access to nearby residences on will be maintained at all times.   

For questions or additional information please contact Scott Styfco at (610) 587-6096 or Jeff Snow at (410) 365-1611 with Allan Myers, the contractors for this project.

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