Richmond-Henrico Turnpike Improvements – South

Project Status: Underway - Utility Relocation

Estimated Cost: $29.75 million
Start Date: February 2025
Estimated End Date: November 2025

Magisterial District:   Fairfield  


The County of Henrico will be constructing accommodations to increase safety for vehicles as well as pedestrian access and connectivity. The following improvements will be constructed, including:

  • The project will widen Richmond-Henrico Turnpike from the intersection of Laburnum Avenue north to the Hummingbird Lane.
  • The existing 2-lane, undivided roadway will be improved to a four-lane, divided roadway with a 16-foot raised median.
  • A sidewalk will be constructed along the west side of Richmond-Henrico Turnpike and a lighted shared-use path will be added along the east side.
  • These pedestrian and bicycle amenities will provide direct access to Laburnum Elementary School and enhanced access to the Henrico High School. The project also includes replacement of an existing drainage pipes south of Lark Drive.

Estimated Schedule

  • Design is anticipated to be complete November 2023.
  • Right-of-way is complete.
  • Utility relocation began June 2023.
  • Advertisement for construction is anticipated in November 2024.
  • Construction is anticipated to start February 2025.
  • Project completion is anticipate November 2025.

Progress to Date

  • A public information meeting was held November 13, 2019, and June 4, 2019. A public hearing was held October 21, 2020. 

Contact Us

LaTheasha Hinton
(804) 501-5115
[email protected]


Public Works

Henrico Department of Public Works
4305 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-4393

[email protected]

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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