Coming Soon: Corridor Q: Route 460/121 Poplar Creek Phase B (Buchanan County)
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Proposed Route 460/121 - Poplar Creek Phase B (Buchanan County) construction will include a new two-lane roadway with climbing lanes as needed and a bridge over the railroad and the Levisa Fork. The bridge will be 175-feet tall, making it the second tallest bridge in Virginia. Route 460/121 Poplar Creek B completes Corridor Q in Virginia. The project is approximately two miles long.
The project is valued at approximately $207 million (preliminary engineering, right of way, project oversight and construction).
Preliminary engineering is currently underway.
A virtual location and design public meeting was held summer 2021 and you can view the documents from that meeting here.
Environmental Assessment Poplar Creek Phase B
Indirect and Cumulative Effects Technical Memorandum
Natural Resources Technical Memorandum
Socioeconomics, Land Use and Right of Way Technical Memorandum
Traffic Technical Memorandum
Route 460/121 will provide a modern and safe transportation system for the area and provide better access to health care, open the region for economic development and improve interstate commerce. Additionally, motorists should see a significant reduction of travel times.
Zac Bailey, Project Manager
Major funding source: Federal Funds
Phase: Preliminary Engineering/Right of Way
Lat/Long: 37.273889, -82.164722