RI-23-11: U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Road) - Hanover County

RI-23-11 Overview Map

From I-295 to Atlee Road

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and operational issues and develop solutions along U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Road) from I-295 to Atlee Road, including the Route 637 (Atlee Station Road) and Route 1206 (Cudlipp Avenue/Lockwood Boulevard) intersections, and along Atlee Road from U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Road) to Barnfield Lane. This 1.1-mile corridor includes segments identified with VTrans Priority 2 District Needs. The study goals are to identify safety, capacity, transportation demand management, and accessibility (bicycle and transit) improvements along the corridor for all transportation users.

Study Partners

  • Hanover County
  • Richmond TPO
  • WSP

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, capacity preservation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle/transit improvements along U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Rd.) from I-295 to Atlee Rd. and along Atlee Rd. from U.S. Route 301 (Chamberlayne Rd.) to Barnfield Ln. in Hanover County is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
August 14-28, 2023 295
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 86%
Capacity Preservation 64%
Transportation Demand Management 60%
Operations 50%
Bicycle Accessibility 32%
Transit Accessibility 29%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 99%
Cycling 9%
Walking 8%
Truck or Commercial Vehicle 5%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 3%
Carpool / Vanpool 2%
Other 2%
Metro Bus, Local Bus, or Commuter Bus 0%

Last updated: March 7, 2024

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