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Construction

3D-Printed Home In James City Slated For December Completion

JAMES CITY- The Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, along with Alquist, a 3D-printing home construction company, are making progress on the East Coast’s first 3D-printed house, which is located at 129 Forest Heights Road in Williamsburg. The concrete exterior walls are now complete, and the first timber to...

Public Hearings Scheduled For I-64 Express Lane Project

HAMPTON—The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold two public hearings soon to discuss plans for widening Interstate 64 between LaSalle Avenue and Settlers Landing Road, replacing the eastbound bridge over the Hampton River, and widening the westbound bridge over the river. Other bridges within the project area would be widened and "rehabilitated"...

Construction Underway For New Facilities For York County Fire and Sheriff Departments

YORK-Construction will soon begin on a new fire station as well as a new law enforcement building in York County. York is renovating an existing building in the upper part of the county that will become Fire Station 7. The...

Construction On Unmanned Systems Center Of Excellence Continues

HAMPTON—The construction of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence continues on a 20-acre lot in Hampton Roads Center. The first phase of the project, which included the construction of a 22,000-square-foot facility, was completed at the end...

Downtown Hampton Mixed-Use Building Taking Shape

HAMPTON—The sound of pile drivers has subsided as piers are in place and the new mixed-use building in Downtown Hampton is starting to take shape. After a slow start due to some underground utility line complications that changed the...

Ashley Furniture Coming To Williamsburg

YORK-A second new tenant has been announced for the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road. Ashley Furniture will be joining Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex. Ollie’s is replacing an old K-Mart store, which closed in 2019....

HRBT Expansion Providing Economic Boost For The Region

HAMPTON—To some, the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) is an engineering marvel, considered the world’s first underwater tunnel connected to man-made islands. To others, it’s a crossing point between Hampton and Norfolk that causes incredible traffic backups—a necessary evil if...

New Wedding Venue Set To Open In James City In October

JAMES CITY COUNTY –A new wedding and event venue is on track to open this fall on John Tyler Highway. The Maine of Williamsburg is a 9,000 square foot facility that will be utilized year-round for weddings, corporate events, family...