Arbor Drive/Peppers Ferry Intersection Improvement

This project will involve the construction of a left-turn lane from Arbor Drive, curb and gutter, a sidewalk, accessible ramps, crosswalks, median modifications and a signal head addition. Preliminary design is underway, and construction is estimated to begin early 2022. This project is partially funded by VDOT.  

Arbor Drive and Peppers Ferry Road intersection improvements to begin Feb. 14 and continue into Oct.


  • Total Length of Project – 950 feet
  • From – Peppers Ferry Road
  • To – 850 feet North of Peppers Ferry Road
  • Average Daily Traffic (ADT) – 14,000 per day in 2018

Estimated Project Cost 

Total Estimated Cost: $1,478,186

  • Preliminary Engineering (PE): $313,839
  • Right of Way & Utilities (RW): $47,680
  • Construction (CN): $1,116,667

Total Funding Allocation: $1,478,186

  • Revenue Sharing Funds (50% Grant): $678,680
  • Local Revenue Sharing Funds Match (50% Match): $678,680
  • Additional Local Funds: $120,826

Anticipated Schedule

  • Right of Way Acquisition & Utility Relocations: February 2021
  • Begin Construction: January 2022

A link to the 60% plan submittal is available here.  The improvements shown thereon do not indicate that improvements to a property are imminent or that a decision on an improvement has been made.

Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing

A willingness to hold a public hearing advertisement was placed requesting resident interest in the Town holding a public hearing for this project until November 10, 2020. No responses were received from the ad. Therefore, no public hearing will take place. 

To request a hard copy of the project information sheet and related documents, please call the Engineering Department at (540) 382-6120.  An exhibit to illustrate the proposed change in limited access is provided here.

 The Town of Christiansburg ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information in regards to your civil rights on this project or need special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Wayne Nelson at the telephone number listed above.