Leesville Road Widening Project

Last updated May 18, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Street Improvement Project
  • $5,600,000
  • Street and Sidewalk Design Construction (Lead)
  • Devere Construction (Contractor)

Current Activity

Project is currently under construction and approximately 42% complete.

Work is progressing on the North side of Leesville Road including grade changes in the vicinity of Crestmont Drive and Renfield Street in order to improve sight distance at this high point of the road.

Please be cautious to observe speeds within the work zone and be aware of periodic traffic shifts as the project progresses.

Construction is anticipated to be complete in Fall 2015.


The project will widen Leesville Road to a multi-lane roadway with:

  • A raised median
  • Bike lanes
  • Sidewalks along both sides of the roadway from I-540 to New Leesville Road
  • Improvements to intersections along the corridor


  • *Leesville Road Widening Project Area Leesville Road Widening Project Area
  • *Grading near I-540 Grading near I-540
  • *Temporary Sidewalk and Pavement Widening along Harrington Pointe Subdivision Temporary Sidewalk and Pavement Widening along Harrington Pointe Subdivision


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
March 24, 2011Corridor Public Meeting
December 7, 2011Design Public Meeting
April 3, 2012Public Hearing
Late 2013Right of Way Acquisition
January 2014Award Construction Contract
Fall 2015Project Completion


Existing Leesville Road is generally a two-lane roadway with additional lanes at I-540 and intersections with Farless Road, Renfield Drive, and Crestmont Drive and New Leesville Boulevard and Hickory Grove Church Road.

Development and the construction of two schools along the corridor resulted in congested traffic at the intersection of Leesville Road and Farless Road and the intersection at New Leesville Road and Hickory Grove Church Road.

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