Creighton Road bridge closing July 23 for repairs

Starting at 5 p.m. Monday, July 23, all travel lanes will be closed on Creighton Road at the bridge over the Chickahominy River just south of the I-295 interchange for repairs through December. Drivers should expect delays.

During construction, drivers are encouraged to use the following detour:

Creighton Road southbound (from Hanover County)

  • I-295 north to Mechanicsville Turnpike/Route 360 west (exit 37)

  • Left turn onto Laburnum Avenue to Creighton Road


  • Creighton Road northbound (from Henrico County)

  • Left turn onto Laburnum Avenue

  • Right turn onto Mechanicsville Turnpike/Route 360 east

  • I-295 south to Creighton Road (exit 34)


  • For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit http://www.511virginia.org.
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    New GRASP scholarships to aide winners with college debt and costs


    Fifteen Henrico County Public Schools students recently received a “2+2” scholarship from the non-profit organization GRASP (GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.). In total, the newly created scholarships will help 71 students receive their baccalaureate degrees from a Virginia college or university with lower costs and less student debt.

    The scholarship awards each winner $1,000 for his or her first year at a community college to cover the costs not covered by financial aid, such as books and computers. > Read more.

    Long & Foster’s Innsbrook, Short Pump offices participate in community service day event


    Thousands of real estate agents and employees with Long & Foster Real Estate, including those at the Innsbrook and Short Pump offices in Glen Allen, Virginia, took part in the company’s 20th annual Community Service Day June 7.

    The Innsbrook and Short Pump offices chose to volunteer with Housing Families First on June 7. The organization’s mission provides families experiencing homelessness with what they need to move to a stable housing situation. > Read more.

    Network of Enterprising Women to award scholarships to local HS grads

    Three recent Henrico County high school graduates are among the 10 local students who will receive scholarships from the Network of Enterprising Women during the organization's monthly luncheon July 6. > Read more.

    Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week – June 26, 2017


    Richmond detectives need the public’s help to identify the vehicle and suspects in the shooting incident of a 7-year-old boy and an adult male. Can you help Crime Stoppers solve this latest shooting?

    The shooting occurred in the 1500 block of North 22nd Street in the Fairmount neighborhood of the city. Officers arrived and found the two victims near a bus stop. > Read more.

    Richmond Montessori School earns VAIS reaccreditation


    Richmond Montessori School, an independent Montessori school for children ages 2 to 14, recently earned reaccreditation from the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. The VAIS accreditation program is one of only a few recognized at the national level through the National Association of Independent School's Commission on Accreditation and is also recognized and approved by the Virginia Board of Education through the Virginia Council for Private Education. > Read more.

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    The Sandston Library will present “Soul of a Community,” a Valentine Museum interactive history adult program, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. From early settlement to the establishment of businesses and communities, explore how African Americans in Richmond have defined the city and influenced the nation. Refreshments will be served. For details, call 501-1990 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org. Full text

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