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Route 17 (Carrollton Boulevard) Corridor Study

Isle of Wight

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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Winter 2020

Est Completion Date
Summer 2021


Lengths and Limits
Route 17 (Carrolton Blvd) from north of Brewers Neck Blvd (Route 258) to James River Bridge (2.37 miles)

Isle of Wight

Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads Public Affairs

About the Study

This STARS (Strategically Targeted Affordable Roadway Solutions) study is assessing potential safety and operational improvements for 2.37 miles of Route 17 (Carrollton Boulevard) between Route 258 (Brewers Neck Boulevard) and James River Bridge in Isle of Wight County in the Hampton Roads district. 

The improvements being considered include:

  • Improved traffic signal timing/operations; 

  • Modification to intersection lane configurations;

  • Extension of turn lanes;
  • Widening Route 17 to three lanes in the southbound direction;
  • Access Management; and,
  • Innovative Intersections.

Route 17 averages about 29,000 vehicles a day within the study limits.

Public Involvement Opportunities

As a follow up to the first survey held in January 2020 to identify the needs of this corridor, VDOT created a second online survey to solicit feedback on the potential solutions developed based on the needs and existing issues identified in the first survey. This second survey collected responses from June 7 to July 5, 2021.

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