RI-23-09: Route 36 (Winston Churchill Drive) - City of Hopewell

From Miles Avenue to High Avenue


The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, operations, congestion mitigation, capacity preservation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle/transit improvements along Route 36 (Winston Churchill Dr.) between Miles Ave. and High Ave. in the City of Hopewell is complete.

project purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and operational issues along Route 36 (Winston Churchill Drive) between Miles Avenue and High Avenue. This 0.38-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

  • City of Hopewell
  • Tri-Cities Area Metropolitan Planning Organization/Crater Planning District Commission
  • WSP
  • Jacobs

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