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Route 711 (Robious Road/Huguenot Trail) Widening and Bernards Creek Bridge Replacement

Congestion relief and safety enhancements

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Spring 2017

Est Completion Date
Summer 2019

Phase
Under construction

Cost
$19.5 million

Lengths and Limits
1.16 miles

Contractor
E.J. Wade Construction LLC

Locality
Chesterfield and Powhatan

District
Richmond

Contact
Robert Poutier
804-674-2819

What's Being Done

The purpose of the project is to improve safety and reduce congestion by widening Route 711 (Robious Road/Huguenot Trail) from two lanes to four lanes between Route 288 and the Chesterfield/Powhatan County line.

The project will add bike lanes on both sides of Route 711 and a sidewalk on the south side from the Bernards Creek bridge to the county line. The bridge over Bernards Creek will also be replaced as part of this project.

Project location

Along Route 711 (Huguenot Trail/Robious Road), 0.4 miles east of Route 288 to 0.1 mile east of the Powhatan/Chesterfield County line.

Traffic impacts

There will be intermittent alternating lane closures weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The right lane from Huguenot Trail (Rt. 711) east to Winterfield Rd. (Rt. 714) will be closed to install drainage structures. Weather permitting; the work is expected to be complete by winter 2017.

Drivers will still be able to turn right using the east through lane onto Winterfield Road, however traffic in the area will need to be cautious of the new traffic pattern.

Public Involvement

A citizen information meeting was held on August 29, 2012. The fact sheet from the meeting is available.

A design public hearing was held on November 14, 2012, The meeting brochure is available.

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