Staffordboro Boulevard Sidewalk Public Hearing
Monday, December 5, 2022, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Anne Moncure Elementary School
120 Juggins Road
Stafford, VA 22556
Find out about the proposed improvements for the section of Staffordboro Boulevard that extends from Juggins Road Connector to Pike Place in Stafford County.
Come see the proposed plans to construct a five-foot wide sidewalk on the north side of Staffordboro Boulevard between Juggins Road Connector and Foxwood Drive and on the south side of Staffordboro Boulevard between Foxwood Drive and Pike Place.
Review the proposed project plans and the National Environmental Policy Act document in the form of a Programmatic Categorical Exclusion (PCE) at the public hearing, or at the Stafford County Department of Capital Projects office located at 2128 Stafford Highway in Stafford, VA 22554 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call ahead at 540-658-4506 to ensure the availability of appropriate personnel to answer your questions. Property impact information, relocation assistance policies and tentative construction schedules are available for your review at the above address and will be available at the public hearing.
Give your written or oral comments at the hearing or submit them by December 15, 2022 to Mr. Khapel Akbari, P.E., Project Manager, Stafford County, 2128 Stafford Highway, Suite 103, Stafford, VA 22554. You may also email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “Staffordboro Boulevard Sidewalk Public Comment” in the subject heading.
The primary purpose of this project is to enhance pedestrian facilities along Staffordboro Boulevard by installing sidewalk. The proposed improvements total approximately 1200 linear feet and generally involve the addition of new sidewalk along Staffordboro Boulevard from Juggins Road Connector to Pike Place. The sidewalk will be located adjacent to the road on the north side of the road from Juggins Road Connector to Foxwood Drive and adjacent to the road on the south side of the road from Foxwood Drive to Pike Place. Curb and gutter, as well as associated drainage structures and a grass buffer strip, will be provided between the sidewalk and the road. The adjacent travel lane will be milled and overlaid in accordance with the VDOT WP-2 Standard. The project also includes the design of American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant ramps and detectable warning surfaces in six (6) locations, and crosswalks in three (3) locations.
Estimated Project Cost
- Preliminary Engineering: $410,000
- Right of Way and Utilities: $490,000
- Construction: $885,000
These costs are subject to change because development of the project is in its early design stages. The project will be funded using federal and state funds.
The following schedule has been proposed for the project These costs are subject to change because development of the project is in its early design stages. The project will be funded using federal and state funds.
- Begin Right-of-Way Acquisition: Fall/Winter 2023
- Begin Utility Relocation: Summer 2024
- Begin Construction: Spring 2025
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is applicable to this project and a NEPA document in the form of a Programmatic Categorical Exclusion will be developed in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration and in accordance with federal guidelines. The NEPA document includes information from various technical reviews including those related to natural resources, water quality, cultural resources, threatened and endangered species, air quality, noise, etc. The project will be coordinated with the appropriate federal, state, and local agencies as part of environmental review and approval process required throughout project development and construction. All required environmental clearances will be obtained prior to commencement of construction. Strict compliance with all environmental conditions and commitments resulting from regulatory approvals, and implementation of VDOT's specifications and standard environment during construction.
Stafford County representatives will review and evaluate any information received as a result of the Citizen Information Meeting. Comments can be submitted at the hearing or mailed to Stafford County Capital Projects.
Khapel Akbari, Project Manager
2128 Richmond Hwy, Suite 103
Stafford, VA 22554