RI-23-06: U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Road) - City of Petersburg

RI-23-06 Overview Map

From Wagner Road to Route 629 (Rives Road)

Survey

Provide input about potential improvements along Wagner Rd. from Normandy Dr. to U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.), U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.) from Wagner Rd. to Route 629 (Rives Rd.), and Route 629 (Rives Rd.) from U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.) to Lakeshore Dr. in the City of Petersburg and Prince George County.

Take the survey through April 29, 2024.  

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and operational issues and develop solutions along Wagner Road from Normandy Drive to U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Road), U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Road) from Wagner Road to Route 629 (Rives Road), and Route 629 (Rives Road) from U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Road) to Lakeshore Drive. This 3.7-mile corridor includes segments identified with VTrans Priority 1 District Needs. The majority of this corridor is considered a VTrans Priority 2 District Safety Improvement Need, with one fatal pedestrian crash and two Potential for Safety Improvement (PSI) intersections along the corridor. The study goals are to identify safety, congestion, transportation demand management, and accessibility (bicycle, pedestrian, and transit) improvements along the corridor for all transportation users.

Study Partners

  • City of Petersburg
  • Prince George County
  • Crater PDC
  • WSP

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Liz McAdory

Lead Consultant: Sachin Katkar

Schedule

PHASE DATES TASKS
Phase 1 May - August 2023 Diagnose Problems/Conduct Initial Public Outreach/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 September - December 2023 Evaluate Preliminary Alternatives/Conduct Public Outreach and Obtain Feedback/Select Preferred Alternatives
Phase 3 January-July 2024  Conduct Risk Assessment/Develop and Refine Preferred Alternatives/Prepare Cost Estimate and Investment Strategy

Phase 1 Public Engagement Summary

The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, operations, congestion mitigation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle/pedestrian/transit improvements along Wagner Rd. from Normandy Dr. to U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.), U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.) from Wagner Rd. to Route 629 (Rives Rd.), and Route 629 (Rives Rd.) from U.S. Route 301 (S. Crater Rd.) to Lakeshore Dr. in the City of Petersburg is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
August 9-September 6, 2023 161
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 89%
Congestion Mitigation 71%
Transportation Demand Management 49%
Bike & Pedestrian Access & Mobility 45%
Transit Accessibility 43%
Operations 42%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 98%
Walking 10%
Truck or commercial vehicle 9%
Cycling 8%
Metro bus, local bus, or commuter bus 4%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 3%
Other 2%
Carpool / Vanpool 1%

Last updated: April 15, 2024

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