Project Summary and Scope
Forest Hill Ave. improvements from Powhite Parkway to Hathaway Road.
The project scope is to improve safety, accessibility, drainage, multimodal transportation and aesthetics through the corridor.
Installation of a 12' raised median (with median trees and other landscaping)
4 - 11' wide travel lanes
Curbing (both sides)
Storm sewer (underground)
4' planting strip (with street trees)
4' sidewalks (both sides)
5' bike lanes (both sides)
Traffic Signal at Melbourne Drive synchronized with Hathaway Road (to ease the left turn from Melbourne Drive).
Noise Study: “Forest Hills Ave. Noise Summary 7-12-11”
Complete Right of Way acquisition – November 2016
Complete Construction plans – January 2017
Advertise for Construction – September 2017
Begin Construction – January 2018
Complete Construction – December 2019
$12,542,956– Federally funded. Award #’s: 500254/500256/500258/500259/500383/500384, Project #: 100571
Project Status Updates
Acquiring right of way and finishing construction plans as of September 2016.
Permit, information is listed below. For details please call the Department of Planning, Development and Review at 804-646-4169.
Environmental permit Categorical Exclusion (CE) – see link. Work in Streets Permit (WISP) to be finalized once the final plans are approved.
Expenses (costs are reported quarterly)
Stantec (Construction plan and design): $1,547,758
Stantec (Right of Way services): $201,682
Project Contact Information, if you have questions about this project please contact this individual.
- City of Richmond Department of Public Works Sharon North SHARON.NORTH@RICHMONDGOV.COM (804) 646-5607
Performance Measures and Benchmarks
On a monthly basis, details concerning schedule, cost to date/budget and critical issues are reviewed at construction progress meeting and requirements, to the extent such measures or requirements are set forth in the City contract are reviewed by the Project Manager or the City appointee.
Project Overall Status (Active, Pending or Complete)
No information listed to date.
None listed to date.