Route 17 Revitalization


Route 17 Revitilization Property Acquisition ProgramUnder Construction

George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17) Widening Project Completed, Speed Limit Back to 45 MPH 

Memo to the Board of Supervisiors

November 1 Presentation to the Board of Supervisors 


Route 17 Construction Mitigation Efforts

York County staff and officials know that the construction and ensuing traffic associated with the widening of Route 17 can cause disruptions and losses for many of the businesses located in the corridor. We are committed to assisting with the mitigation of this impact. The programs and efforts listed at the link below have been implemented to help those in the affected area. 


Construction-related emergency contacts:

E.V. Williams and VDOT have established contacts to which you can report construction-related emergencies.
If construction crews are working in the general vicinity of your business and you experience an emergency that is directly related to the widening project, such as disruptions in utility service, please contact:

VDOT Mr. James T. Jones – Lead Inspector 757.753.9316 |
EVW Chris Morris – Project Superintendent 757.374.4382 |

Sign up for VDOT Project Updates:
To receive email project updates, send an email request to with "Subscribe to George Washington Highway Project Updates" as the subject. 

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Project photos are available on Flickr.