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Skiffes Creek Connector

James City County

Project at a Glance

$50.5 million

James City

Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads Public Affairs
(757) 925-1515

About the Project

This project will provide strategic connectivity between U.S. Route 60 and State Route 143 in the vicinity of the Walmart Distribution Center in James City County to redirect industrial traffic away from James River Elementary School, remove traffic from the Lee Hall community in the city of Newport News, and provide long-range, additional access to Fort Eustis. 

These improvements are also critical to the regional transportation system to provide improved access to Virginia's ports and enhanced accessibility to existing corporations. 

This project is included in the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's FY2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program, and was added to the 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan as a stand-alone project for preliminary engineering and right-of-way.

Location study is underway.

Location Study Citizen Information Meeting

A citizen information meeting on the study will be held on November 9, 2017, from 5pm-7pm at James River Elementary School (8901 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185). 

Meeting Materials:

Submit Your Feedback:

The public comment period will close on November 19, 2017, 10 days after the public hearing. VDOT will review and evaluate any information received as a result of the public hearing.

Comments can also be submitted in writing to or mailed to the address provided on the comment sheet (Scott Smizik, VDOT Environmental Division, 1401 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23219.)

Information must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to VDOT within 10 calendar days of the November 9 meeting in order to be included in the public hearing information meeting record.

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