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photo of road with speed limit sign Causeway Drive located in the West End of Henrico County

Henrico County has the 3rd largest road network system in the Commonwealth. We are diligently striving to improve our roads to make all modes of travel safer for everyone.  If you have any issues on a Henrico County road you travel through please contact us at henrico.us/services/road-work-requests-complaints/

Our goal is to make traveling safe for you one road at a time!

 

Driving

Causeway Drive Bike lane

One thing we take pride in is our road system, and we strive to keep our roads well maintained. Some of the maintenance we do on roads and around roads includes, Street Sweeping, Mowing, Road Patching, Road Restoration, Ditch Cleaning, etc. If you would like to learn more about our many different road maintenance tasks visit. henrico.us/works/road-maintenance/other-road-maintenance-tasks/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive Safety Tips

  • Obey the speed limits, doing so will ensure everyone’s safety
  • Wear your seat belt
  • Adjust all mirrors for best visibility
  • Turn signals to notify other drivers of your intent
  • Maintain a safe following distance. At least a 3 second gap between you and the driver ahead, in bad weather double the amount of seconds
  • Be a cautious and defensive driver
  • If you don’t feel comfortable driving in inclement weather (Snow, Rain, etc.) it’s okay to wait it out
  • Make sure to maintain a 3-foot space when passing a bicycle

 

For more information regarding safety while walking, biking or driving please visithenrico.us/police/watchyourstep/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Church Road & Lauderdale Drive in Henrico County

Motorcycles

In Henrico County we take motorcycle safety very seriously. That’s why we tell all drivers to be cautious and always be aware of your surroundings. Riding a motorcycle comes with many risks so please be careful and courteous of your fellow two wheeled riders! Below are some tips on how to safely ride your motorcycle:

Tips on Riding a Motorcycle:

  • Always wear a helmet
  • Always wear proper motorcycle gear (ex. gloves, jacket, jeans. etc)
  • Perform the proper safety checklist before riding

 

 

 

The Virginia Department of Transportation

(VDOT) maintains over 700 miles of interstates and major roadways in Henrico County. So In addition to Interstates 64, 95, and 295, VDOT maintains such roads as:

 

 

  • Airport Drive (Route 156)
  • Nine Mile Rd. (Route 33)
  • Patterson Ave. (Route 6)
  • Pemberton Road (Route 157)
  • Pouncey Tract Road (Route 271)
  • Staples Mill Rd. (Route 33)
  • Springfield Road (Route 157)
  • Broad Street (Route 250)
  • Williamsburg Rd. (Route 60)
Current VDOT projects include:

 

If you would like to report a problem on any VDOT maintained roads please contact VDOT at: my.vdot.virginia.gov/ or call at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623)

 

 For more information on safe driving please visit henrico.us/police/brochures/ and scroll down to the “Traffic Safety” section 

Dangers of Distracted Driving

Dangers of Teen Driving

Driver Safety in Severe Weather

Contact Us

Public Works

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

Phone
(804) 501-4393

DPW@henrico.us

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

 
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