North Gayton Road Extension Opens to Public, Aiming to Alleviate Congestion

A much-anticipated roadway that was both years in the making and long-awaited, opened to the public Saturday morning. The $48 million North Gayton Road extension, connecting West Broad Street to Pouncey Tract and ...

Gayton Elementary School Takes Part in International Walk to School Day

Today, communities across the Commonwealth and throughout the country will join together to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Schools, towns, public health organizations, and parents alike are organizing ...

Photos: Major Progress on North Gayton Road Extension Project

The North Gayton Road Extension Project, Henrico County's $48 million plan to alleviate congestion throughout Short Pump, is making progress. Crews have placed steel across Interstate 64 for a new bridge, much of ...

Gayton Branch Library Closes for Renovations & Improvements

A local Henrico County library closed its doors this past weekend. The Gayton Library, located at 10600 Gayton Road in the Far West End, will remain closed for renovations and improvements until sometime in 2012. ...

Lane Closures, Detours Announced for North Gayton Road Bridge Construction

Construction of a new Far West End Road extension will cause lane closures next week as crews place steel beams across Interstate 64 for a new bridge as part of the North Gayton Road extension project. The Henrico ...

Crews Begin Clearing For North Gayton Road Extension Project

Crews recently began substantial clearing for the county’s biggest road project ever undertaken, the North Gayton Road Extension Project. Trees and condemned homes are currently being removed along Bacova ...

Henrico Board Votes To Condemn Properties In North Gayton Road Right-Of-Way

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors voted in favor Tuesday night of beginning the condemnation process for five parcels of land that lie within the right-of-way for the North Gayton Road construction project. ...

In Depth: Henrico Approves $48 Million North Gayton Road Extension Project

Henrico Board of Supervisors on Wednesday night approved a $48 million plan to alleviate some of Short Pump’s most congested roadways. Construction of the North Gayton Road extension could get underway in as ...

Police Investigating Weekend Hazmat Scare At Gayton Branch Library

We’re just now learning that the Henrico Police were called to the Gayton Library at Pump & Gayton Roads early Saturday morning. NBC12 reports that a “homemade chemical explosive device” was ...

Local swimmers claim titles

Western-Henrico-based NOVA of Virginia Aquatics (NOVA) recently won its 13th consecutive Virginia Swimming Long Course Age Group Championship, held July 25 – 28 in Christiansburg. NOVA won the Boys, Girls and ...