RI-23-07: Route 6 (Patterson Avenue) - Henrico County

RI-23-07 Overview Map

From Three Chopt Road to Pump Road

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate safety and operational issues and develop solutions along Route 6 (Patterson Avenue) from Three Chopt Road to Pump Road. This 4.2-mile corridor includes segments identified with VTrans Priority 1 District Needs. Two intersections (N. Parham Road and Pump Road) have been identified as VTrans Safety Improvement Nodes. In addition, there have been three fatal crashes along the corridor, two involving pedestrians. The study goals are to identify safety, congestion, capacity, transportation demand management, and accessibility (bicycle, pedestrian, and transit) improvements along the corridor for all transportation users.

Study Partners

  • Henrico County
  • City of Richmond
  • Richmond TPO
  • WSP

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Liz McAdory

Lead Consultant: Sachin Katkar


Phase 1 May - August 2023 Diagnose Problems/Conduct Initial Public Outreach/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 September - December 2023 Evaluate Preliminary Alternatives/Conduct Public Outreach and Obtain Feedback/Select Preferred Alternatives
Phase 3 January-July 2024  Conduct Risk Assessment/Develop and Refine Preferred Alternatives/Prepare Cost Estimate and Investment Strategy

Phase 1 Public Engagement Summary

The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, operations, congestion mitigation, capacity preservation, access, transportation demand management, and bicycle/pedestrian/transit improvements along Route 6 (Patterson Ave.) from Three Chopt Rd. to Pump Rd. in Henrico County is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
August 9-23, 2023 727
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 80%
Congestion Mitigation 70%
Bike & Pedestrian Accessibility 67%
Transit Accessibility 41%
Capacity Preservation 38%
Transportation Demand Management 30%
Operations 27%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 98%
Walking 24%
Cycling 22%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 6%
Metro Bus, Local Bus, or Commuter Bus 2%
Truck or Commercial Vehicle 1%
Carpool / Vanpool 1%
Other 0%

Last updated: March 7, 2024

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