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Having added some last minute changes required the Board of Supervisors to defer the Jessup and Iron Bridge roads project until May. Andy Sherzer, of the Balzer and Associates an engineering architecture firm, represented the Gilliam family on a rezoning that would included several commercial uses.
“I will not accept another case coming out of the Planning Commission without full cash proferrs." Board Chairman and Dale District, Jim Holland ended the Terraforge/Silverlake case, part of only a few requests heard by the Board last Wednesday, Feb. 26.
About halfway between the Chester and Hull Street Kroger Supermarkets, a new Kroger is about to grow out of the woods on Iron Bridge Road opposite the WaWa near Chesterfield Courthouse.
The future of public transportation of Richmond and its adjacent counties, including Chesterfield, was discussed at the first ever meeting of all four transportation agencies. The meeting was critically important for the creation of a “regional” public transportation system connecting the urban and suburban “knots” of Richmond and its surrounding counties.
The vacant area of the Magnolia Lakes development on Iron Bridge Road will soon be abuzz with activity. The property has been abandoned since 2011.
In 2006, two years before the fallout created by the plunge of the stock market, America saw a rash of irresponsible mortgage lending. Mortgages were heaped on folks with poor credit histories who struggled to repay them.
“We don’t want to be another Midlothian Turnpike,” said Jane Winder of the Rock Springs Farms. This is often the cry of neighborhoods that access or are close to Jefferson Davis Highway. A new development at Iron Bridge and Jessup roads is not different.
What will be the future for the southeastern part of Chesterfield? Will Jefferson Davis Highway return to its glory days before the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike (I-95) was built? Will neighborhoods built around 1970 and later retain their luster?
Mr. R. John McCracken, Director of Transportation for Chesterfield County, retired earlier this week. Mr. McCracken worked in the county’s transportation department for 29 years.