RI-23-08: U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Road) - Henrico County

RI-23-08 Overview Map

From Azalea Avenue to I-95

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and operational issues along U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Road) between Azelea Avenue and I-95. This 1.2-mile corridor includes segments identified with VTrans Priority 1 and 2 District Needs. Along the study corridor, two Potential for Safety Improvement (PSI) intersections and segments have been identified. The study goals are to identify safety, congestion, capacity, transportation demand management, and accessibility (bicycle and transit) improvements along the corridor for all transportation users.

Study Partners

  • Henrico County
  • City of Richmond
  • Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO)
  • WSP
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • EPR

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Liz McAdory

Lead Consultant: Sachin Katkar


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, capacity preservation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle/transit improvements along U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Rd.) between Azalea Ave. and I-95 in Henrico County is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
August 9-23, 2023 223
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 86%
Bike & Pedestrian Accessibility 71%
Transit Accessibility 56%
Congestion Mitigation 56%
Capacity Preservation 38%
Transportation Demand Management 37%
Operations 28%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 95%
Cycling 24%
Walking 20%
Metro Bus, Local Bus, or Commuter Bus 8%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 6%
Carpool / Vanpool 2%
Truck or Commercial Vehicle 1%
Other 0%

Last updated: March 7, 2024

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