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Holland Road Connection

Virginia Beach
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Project at a Glance
Begin Date
November 2014

Est Completion Date
May 2018

$31 Million

Allan Myers

Virginia Beach

Nina Napolitano


This project is located in the city of Virginia Beach, from north of Dam Neck Road to south of Nimmo Parkway, a distance of approximately 2.5 miles.

The general area consists of primarily residential housing. 

The purpose of this project is to provide more capacity for traffic, increase safety along Holland Road and reduce travel delays by adding an additional lane in each direction.

Holland Road has an Urban Minor Arterial Classification in Virginia Beach and is currently in fair condition. 

Holland Road varies between a two-lane and three-lane roadway. 

After construction, Holland Road will be a continuous four-lane divided roadway from Dam Neck Road to Nimmo Parkway.

Construction for this project began in November 2014. 

This project will provide an additional north-south continuous roadway in this area of Virginia Beach. 

It will also feature stamped concrete crosswalks and bike paths.

The traveling public and area residents should expect some changes in the traffic pattern, as well as typical delays during construction.

(Drone photos courtesy AECOM)


All lanes expected to open, plus three new signals activated, starting Sunday, May 20, 2018. Read the release here.

Traffic Alerts

As construction moves along the corridor from Dam Neck Road to Nimmo Parkway, traffic shifts and flagging operations will occur as portions of the project are completed.

Lane closures, when necessary, will only occur during off-peak hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Crews will work Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., weather conditions permitting. 

Previous alerts: 

The speed limit has been reduced to 35 mph in this work zone for the duration of the project. View the release here.

Barberry Lane permanently closed Feb. 18, 2016, as part of the project. View the release here

Left-Turn Lane Access For Neighborhoods

Once the Holland Road Connector is complete, there will be no median breaks unless there is a left turn lane.

Residents and motorists will have to proceed to the nearest left turn lane and make a U-turn to access their neighborhood.

Drivers can also navigate using Dam Neck Road or Nimmo Parkway so they enter Holland Road from the correct direction to make a right turn into the neighborhood.

Likewise, motorists will only be able to turn right onto Holland Road from any street that does not have a left turn lane / median break.

This situation is unavoidable due to engineering and safety guidelines that must be adhered to for the Holland Road design. 

Street Name

Left Turn from Holland Road Yes/No

Laurel Oak / Monet


Saville Garden / Cereta


Chestnut Oak Way


Sugar Maple Drive


Winterberry Lane


Chestwood Drive / Damascus Trail


Pleasant Acres Drive


Maple Shade Dr


Buyrn Circle/Christopher Farms


Foresight Church


Princess Anne Veterinary


Creekstone Court


Prodan Lane


New Traffic Signals

New traffic signals and signaled pedestrian crossings will be installed at Sugar Maple Drive, Winterberry Lane and Pleasant Acres Drive.

The intersection at Dam Neck / Holland Road will be improved with new traffic signals and signaled pedestrian crossings. 

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