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U.S. Route 460/58/13 Connector Study

Chesapeake and Suffolk

Project at a Glance

Phase
Preliminary Engineering (NEPA Phase)

Locality
Chesapeake and Suffolk

District
Hampton Roads

Contact
Caleb Parks
804-786-2496

About the Study

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have initiated an Environmental Assessment for the U.S. Route 460/58/13 corridor, examining potential transportation improvements in the Cities of Chesapeake and Suffolk.

The area of interest for this study includes the segment of U.S. Route 460/58/13 from near the Bowers Hill interchange of Interstate 664 to the interchange of Portsmouth Boulevard (Business U.S. Route 460) and the Suffolk Northern Bypass (U.S. Route 460/58/13).

The study will be presenting concepts and strategies for potential alternatives to address existing and future transportation needs in the corridor for the next 20 years.

Study History

Recognizing the potential need for improvements along the U.S. Route 460/58/13 corridor, the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) Board approved the U.S. Route 460/58/13 Connector, including interchanges at the SPSA Regional Landfill and Hampton Roads Executive Airport, as a regional priority project in October 2013. HRTPO subsequently approved these improvements as a candidate project and included them in the amended Hampton Roads 2034 Long-Range Transportation Plan in September 2014.

Citizen Information Meetings

February 2018

A citizen information meeting on the study will be held on February 21, 2018, from 5pm-7pm at Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary School (1253 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk, VA 23434). The meeting will be held in a open-house format with no formal presentation given. Displays and VDOT representatives will be present to answer questions and discuss the study. 

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The public comment period close on March 5, 2018 (12 days after the public hearing). VDOT will review and evaluate any information received as a result of the public hearing.

Comments can also be submitted in writing to Caleb.Parks@VDOT.Virginia.gov or mailed to: Caleb Parks, VDOT Environmental Division, 1401 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23219.

Information must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to VDOT within 12 calendar days of the February 21 meeting in order to be included in the public hearing information meeting record.

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