NEWS RELEASE: VDOT, FHWA & U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SIGN ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS ON ROUTE 460 PROJECT IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have signed the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) on the Route 460 Corridor Improvements Project in Southeastern Virginia.
The Draft SEIS evaluates potential social, economic and environmental impacts of five alternatives to improve transportation on the U.S. Route 460 corridor, stretching 55-miles from Suffolk to Petersburg.
The purpose of the project is to improve transportation and safety, provide a faster hurricane evacuation route, enhance movement for trucks coming from the Port of Virginia, improve connectivity for the military and create job and economic opportunities on the corridor. Learn More