The SPDC provided assistance to Halifax County and coordianted with the Town of Halifax on a Smart Scale grant application for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of LP Bailey Memorial Highway and Bethel Road. The project was selected for funding in the amount of $9,921,330 by the Commonwealth Transportation Board in June of 2021. This project will increase safety and network connection at the subject intersection. In addition to the roundabout, improvements include the reconstruction/realighned of Back Street to create a traditional 4-legged intersection and pedestrian improvements throughout the project area. Based on VDOT's Six-Year Improvement Program, this project is anticipated to begin in FY25.
LP Bailey Memorial Hwy/Bethel Rd Roundabout