HR03: Route 143 - Jefferson Avenue

HR03 Overview Map

I-64 West Off-Ramp Terminal TO I-64 West On-Ramp Terminal


The survey regarding potential transportation safety, operational and transit access improvements at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) and Fort Eustis Boulevard, which serves the I-64 (exit 250) interchange in Newport News, is complete.

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study will be to analyze the operational issues identified at the Route 143 (Jefferson Avenue) and Fort Eustis Boulevard intersection, with a focus on providing enhanced bicycle and transit access. The intersection serves the I-64 Exit 250 interchange and experiences congestion during rush hours. The objective of this study is to identify cost-effective improvements that address the deficient conditions and provide connectivity to cyclists and transit riders while promoting transportation demand management.  

Study Partners

  • City of Newport News
  • Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Eric Stringfield/Jerry Pauley 

Lead Consultant: Kimley-Horn


Phase 1 August 2021 – September 2021 Problem Diagnosis/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 October 2021 – March 2022 Stakeholder/Public engagement and feedback
Phase 3 March 2022 – July 2022 Investment strategy cost estimation and refinement

Last updated: May 17, 2024

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