• VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON PROPOSED ASHLAND STREET EXTENSION IN HOPEWELL

    The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public information meeting on a proposed extension of Ashland Street from Courthouse Road to Colonial Corner Drive in the City of Hopewell. The primary purpose of the project is to improve connectivity to existing commercial properties and create more opportunities for additional economic development in the area.

    The meeting will be held in an open forum format on Wednesday, July 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Welcome Center, located at 4100 Oaklawn Boulevard, Hopewell, VA 23860. This meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals, businesses or organizations to give VDOT input on the project.

    Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the meeting or until July 17 by mailing them to Noyan Erermis, project manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, 2430 Pine Forest Drive, South Chesterfield, VA 23834-9002. Comments can also be emailed to noyan.erermis@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “UPC 109265 Ashland Street Extension Public Comments” in the subject line.

    Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at (804) 524-6091 or TDD/TTY 711.

    For more information about the proposed improvements, visit https://www.virginiadot.org/AshlandStHopewell.