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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Oct 17

Chesapeake Avenue Bike Trail and Sidewalk Project Public Information Session

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 10:13 AM by Communications Department

10-17 public meetingCitizens are welcome to come learn more about the Chesapeake Avenue Bike Trail and Sidewalk Project at a public information session on Wednesday, October 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting, held in the Poe Room of Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, is an open forum style meeting where residents can ask questions about the project to Department of Engineering staff. Meeting attendees can also view and discuss the schematic plan, maps, drawings and other renderings during the session.

The proposed project is to install a bike trail and sidewalk on Chesapeake Avenue between Walnut Avenue and Pear Avenue. This project includes resurfacing the existing road and adding enhanced street-lighting on the north side of the road. A new raised median will separate vehicle traffic bicycle traffic. Residents who are interested in the project but are unable to attend the meeting may review the maps, drawings and other information and submit written comments to the Department of Engineering offices located in  City Hall on the 7th floor. Interested parties must call ahead to ensure the availability of appropriate personnel to answer your questions. For more information call (757) 933-2311.