1.8-mile project will enhance safety, connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians
A four-lane stretch of Church Road will be reconfigured this summer in a “road diet” conversion aimed at enhancing safety as well as connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.
The 1.8-mile portion between Wilde Lake Drive, near Lauderdale Drive, and Chapelwood Lane, near John Rolfe Parkway, will be repaved and restriped to create two travel lanes, a center turn lane and a buffered bike lane on each side.
The project, approved July 13 by the Board of Supervisors, also will provide curb ramps, median islands, signs and traffic signal modifications. Finley Asphalt & Sealing is expected to start work in August and finish in 45 days.
Church’s conversion is the type of project that can be replicated easily on four-lane, undivided roads with excess capacity because it reallocates how the pavement is used, said Terrell Hughes, director of the Department of Public Works.Continue reading ‘Road diet’ set for 4-lane section of Church Road
Marine unit ensures safety on lower James from new home at Rocketts Landing
The bow of Henrico County’s fire boat lifts as firefighter Carlo Vernieri hits the accelerator, propelling the 32-foot-long vessel along a channel in the lower James River.Continue reading Henrico’s fire boat: an ambulance, engine company on the river
Course will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 29
First Tee — Greater Richmond, Henrico County and Love Golf Design celebrated the grand re-opening of Belmont at a ceremony on Monday, May 24.
Officials from all three parties offered remarks at the event, with Davis Love III saying, “We [Love Golf Design] have never created a course that will have such an impact on golf.” Continue reading Belmont Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
‘It’s good to know we’ve impacted our community in a positive way’
Robin Gilbert’s thumbs are scraped and sore – a testament to the more than 160,000 COVID-19 vaccine shots given at Richmond Raceway over the past four months.Continue reading 160,000 shots later, Henrico prepares to end mass vaccination events
Detectives hope details and “Unsolved Henrico” video will generate leads Henrico County
Henrico County Police needs the public’s help to solve the 2018 death investigation of Starquay Spruill. HPD is releasing new information it hopes could spur leads to help detectives close the case.Continue reading Henrico County Police releases information about 2018 death investigation
UPDATE, MAY 13:
Henrico County’s walk-up COVID-19 vaccination events at Richmond Raceway now will be available to individuals 12 and older. The remaining events, set for May 19, 20, 26 and 27, will offer extended hours, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. An appointment is not required.
Henrico offers 5 drop box locations for convenience in returning ballots
With early voting in Virginia’s June 8 primary elections underway, Henrico County has begun fielding requests for absentee ballots and has expanded the number of locations where they can be returned.Continue reading Virginia begins early voting in June 8 primary elections
Henrico County is conducting a brief survey to guide and expand how it shares information with the community.
The survey asks respondents to rank eight ways the county currently provides public information about initiatives, programs and services.Continue reading Henrico launches survey on residents’ communication preferences
‘Family connection and support is vital,’ Sheriff Alisa Gregory says
Henrico County jail inmates were meeting in person with family and friends an average of 100 times per day before sweeping measures to contain the coronavirus abruptly ended the visitations last March.Continue reading Jails offer video calls to inmates after COVID-19 halts in-person visitation
April showers might bring May flowers, but the rain can cause problems too. Heavy downpours may lead to flooding.Continue reading Henrico taking measures to address residential flooding, drainage