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Posted on: July 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] VDOT Announces Location Public Hearing on Skiffes Creek Connector Study


The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a location public hearing to present and receive feedback on the completed Environmental Assessment and retained design options for a proposed roadway connector between U.S. Route 60 (Pocahontas Trail) and State Route 143 (Merrimac Trail) in James City County. The hearing will take place Wednesday, July 18, 6-8 p.m. at James River Elementary School, 8901 Pocahontas Trail.

The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review and provide input on the findings of the Environmental Assessment, supporting technical documents, the two alternatives retained for analysis, and other project exhibits on display. This meeting will be held in an open house-style format with no formal presentation. VDOT representatives will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.


Citizens may provide oral and written comments at the hearing or submit them by July 28 to Scott Smizik, VDOT Environmental Division, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219 or via email to Please reference “Skiffes Creek Connector Study Comment” in the subject line. Comments can also be submitted through an online survey form.


The purpose of the Skiffes Creek Connector is to provide strategic connectivity between U.S. Route 60 and State Route 143 in a manner that improves safety, emergency evacuation, and the movement of goods along the two primary roadways. For more information on this project, please visit the VDOT website.

Media Contact:
Brittany McBride Nichols 757-925-1515
After-Hours Emergency: 757-925-2584 

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