Posted on: August 18, 2017

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of August 18-25 2017

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction that could cause delays from August 18-25 2017.

No projects are planned within Goochland County, the full list including other localities is available via the link below.

For the most current traffic and road work information, call 511 or visit On the 511 website, drivers can also s...

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VDOT Highway Alerts August 18-25 2017... Administration
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Goochland County to Hold Community Meeting on Fairground Road & Sandy Hook Road Intersection

Goochland Community Meeting - Fairground Road-Sandy Hook Road Intersection

Goochland County will hold a community meeting on Thursday, August 24th to discuss proposed transportation improvements at the Fairground Road and Sandy Hook Road intersection.

 Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has proposed both a round-a-bout and a traffic signal for consideration. Goochland County citizens are encouraged to participate in the meeting to provide input.


The community meeting will oc...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Goochland County Celebrates Anniversary of 'Community Care' Mobile App

Community Care App-Icon

Goochland County and the Goochland County Office of Children’s Services are celebrating the one-year anniversary of a groundbreaking resource for Goochland residents, the ‘Community Care’ mobile app.

In July 2016, the Office of Children’s Services made it easier for Goochland residents and professionals to access human services.  The Community Care mobile app, is a free resource that provides helpful information in an easy to read f...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Goochland County based Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery goes International

Goochland County Economic Development - Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery - 1st Shipment to the Nether

From the fields of Goochland County to the shelves of the Netherlands – Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery has gone International.

What better way to celebrate August as craft beer month, than with Lickinghole CreekCraft Brewery’s first shipment of beer leaving the farm on its way to the Netherlands!  International distribution is possible thanks in part to USA Bee...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Goochland County Expansion of Administration Building Parking Begins August 9th

Admin Parking Lot - Pardon Our Dust

Goochland County is undertaking an expansion of parking capacity at the county’s Administration Building Complex located at 1800 Sandy Hook Road.

This multi-phased capital project was approved and is funded as part of the County and Schools Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for FY 2018-2022. 


Construction setup is expected to begin on Wednesday, August 9th.  Construction ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Goochland County Breaks Ground on New Animal Shelter

Goochland County - Animal Shelter Ground Breaking 8-1-17 DSC_0095c

Goochland County formally broke ground for a new Animal Shelter on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. A collaborative effort between Goochland County and Goochland Pet Lovers.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors joined by representatives from Goochland Pet Lovers, Goochland County Animal Protection and For the Love of Animals in Goochland (FLAG) kicked off construction of the new facility. Also in attendance were represen...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Goochland County Fire-Rescue Recognized for Achievements in Care

Goochland County Fire-Rescue Emergency Services - AHA 2017 Mission Lifeline Silver

On May 19, 2017 Goochland County Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services was recognized with the “Silver Mission Lifeline” Award by the American Heart Association (AHA) for their demonstrated ability to deliver cardiac care to their patients over the last year.

This recognition measures their ability to treat chest pain patients by acquiring a 12 Lead EKG, the prompt notification of the PCI Center Hospital if indicating a heart attack (STEMI), and transportation to the right capable hospital for definitive care....

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Economic Development is pouring into Goochland County

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery - Governor ED Announcement 5-26-17-DSC_0243c

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on May 26th that Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery will invest more than $14 million and create 59 new jobs over the next three years to expand its operations.

The company will open a new production brewery in Lynchburg to complement its current facility in Goochland, which will undergo a major expansion complete with a 50,000-square-foot production brewery that will house a state-of-the-art brewing system and p...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Goochland County Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community


The County of Goochland was honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation on Wednesday, May 17th by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids.

The Playful City USA program, which honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills.

“This is a tremendous recognition for Goochland County and the Richm...

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

VDOT 2017 Richmond District Pavement Resurfacing

VDOT Richmond District 2017 Paving Map

Beginning this year, residents and drivers can get specific information about the status of Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) paving projects in the Richmond District, which includes Goochland County.

The new online map shows the current progress of the VDOT paving program, including:

  • Richmond District road segments scheduled to be paved this year
  • Whether roads scheduled for paving (red) are in progress (green), completed (blue), or rescheduled (black)
  • De...
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VDOT Status of Paving Projects... Administration

Posted on: August 14, 2017

RZ-2017-00005 & CU-2017-00005 - Creekmore Group, LLC

Creekmore Group, LLC has withdrawn the following applications for rezoning and conditional use permit. These items will not be heard by the Board of Supervisors.

District 5

RZ-2017-00005 Application filed by Creekmore Group, LLC requesting zoning reclassif...

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