The County has been advised that The Traffic Group, Inc. has been contracted by the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Central Office to conduct traffic counts in Goochland County.
They will be placing a traffic counter on Broad Street Road, approximately 800 feet east of Shannon Hill Road in western Goochland. The goal is to update their traffic counts and information for this area. The data collected is very important for management of the road network and required reporting of traffic volume information to the Federal government.
To meet the requirements of their VDOT contract, The Traffic Group, Inc. plan to begin installing traffic counting equipment starting the week of July 15, 2019 and continuing through August 2, 2019 - weather permitting. VDOT will be conducting 48-hour volume and classification traffic counts. Citizens can expect to see traffic road tubes across the lanes of travel secured to a traffic counting device roadside.
Published VDOT traffic data is available at http://www.virginiadot.org/info/ct-TrafficCounts.asp