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VDOT wants driver input on potential improvement to a bypass near Route 168 in Chesapeake

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Posted at 5:28 AM, Mar 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-23 12:08:41-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is looking for public feedback for improvements that can be made near the Chesapeake Expressway.

They said the input will help with a transportation study that is assessing potential operational and safety improvements for a corridor segment of Battlefield Boulevard at the Route 168 Bypass (Chesapeake Expressway) interchange, as well as between Gainsborough Square and the intersection of Kempsville Road/Great Bridge Boulevard in Chesapeake.

“The study will identify and analyze traffic operations and safety issues along this corridor, its intersections, and the Route 168 Bypass interchange, with a focus on providing congestion mitigation, as well as enhanced pedestrian, bicycle and transit access,” VDOT said.

Below is a diagram of the area in question.

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If you have experience on that roadway, VDOT wants you to weigh in by clicking here.

Additionally, through April 5, 2022, you can view study materials with a presentation and an executive summary by clicking here.