Route 9 / Route 287 Roundabout


  • The project consists of approximately one mile of roadway improvements, including a two-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 9 and Route 287. 
  • Improvements will also include new drainage and stormwater facilities as well as relocation of some utilities. 
  • When complete, the project will significantly reduce existing traffic congestion, improve safety and provide a long-term, cost-effective solution for future maintenance.  

Current Update:  October 2019

  • The Board of Supervisors endorses design of project.
  • The completed environmental studies confirmed the presence of jurisdictional waters of the US, including wetlands, within the proposed project limits. Any required permits will be obtained during Final Design. 
  • The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the project should have no impact on threatened or endangered species.
  • Initial public information meeting held Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Anticipated Project Timeline

  • Project Final Design: Fall 2020
  • Land Acquisition: Summer 2020
  • Utility Relocation: Summer 2021
  • Construction Begins: Summer 2022
  • Estimated Construction Duration: 24 months

Traffic Model Videos

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