Southgate Connector - Blacksburg
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
What's being done?
This $43.7-million project will replace the signalized intersection at Route 460 and Southgate Drive at the entrance to Virginia Tech with a diverging diamond interchange. This new interchange will eliminate the last at-grade crossing on Route 460
A new bridge will be constructed over Route 460 and portions of Southgate Drive and Huckleberry Trail will be relocated.
Location Public Hearing
A location public hearing will take place on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 5 - 7 p.m. at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, 901 Prices Fork Road in Blacksburg.
Those attending can find out about the results of the environmental study for the replacement and relocation of the existing at-grade intersection of US 460 Bypass and Southgate Drive with a grade-separated interchange. Also included in the project is the relocation of a section of Southgate Drive to connect to the new interchange. The public hearing will be held in an open-house format and no formal presentation will be given.
Written or oral comments can be submitted at the hearing or you can submit them by May 18, 2013 to Mr. Patrick Hughes, Project Manager, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219. You may also e-mail your comments to email@example.com. Please reference "US 460 Bypass Interchange and Southgate Drive Relocation Public Comment" in the subject heading.
Public Hearing Documents:
Select the links to view the environmental assessment and related documents for this project.