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Lakeside Drive Bridge Over Blackwater Creek
The Lakeside Drive Bridge Over Blackwater Creek design build project will realign US 221 Lakeside Drive north of the existing roadway as a four-lane highway from Blue Ridge Street to east of Joel Street. In addition to the associated road construction, the project will include the following key features:
- Roundabout intersection between Old Forest Road, College Drive, Lakeside Drive and Hopwood Drive.
- Realignment of the existing intersection between Old Forest Road, College Drive, and Lakeside Drive, including the removal of existing signalization features.
- Four-Lane, multi-span bridge with Shared Use Paths over Blackwater Creek.
- Addition of sidewalks for improved pedestrian travel throughout the project area.
Notice to Proceed:
Design and Permitting Phase:
February 25, 2020
June 30, 2023
THE PUBLIC MEETING PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 6TH, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LYNCHBURG HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
The meeting will be rescheduled at a future date, not yet determined.
The following video was scheduled to be shown at the August 6th public involvement meeting that was cancelled due to Covid19 concerns. The video includes project background and overview of the scheduled phases of development.
Please email questions to Lakesideinfo@englishconst.com