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Midlothian District News

Midlothian District News 

Midlothian District Supervisor Dan Gecker congratulates new Eagle Scout
Evan Kureth at the board’s July meeting as Evan’s mother looks on.


  • Park Improvements: At Mid-Lothian Mines Park, construction will begin next spring on a project to add trails, stabilize historic mining operation ruins and add interpretive signage and be finished by next fall.  At Huguenot Park, improvements will be made to the playground. At Robious Athletic Complex, improvements will be made to 3 baseball fields and interior areas to renovate this heavily used facility. At Providence and Midlothian Middle School Athletic Complexes, improvements will be made to irrigation systems.

  • Road Projects: The county was successful in obtaining Bike and Pedestrian funds to pave the shoulder on Huguenot Road between Polo Parkway and Forest Hill Avenue to accommodate bicyclists. Construction was completed in September. A revenue-sharing project (50 percent state funds and 50 percent county funds) constructed sidewalks in two locations, on Walton Park Road, from Coralview Road to Queensgate Road, and on Walton Park Lane, from Walton Park Road to Browns Hill Road. Construction was completed in September. The county was successful in obtaining Bike and Pedestrian Safety funds to construct sidewalk along northbound Coalfield Road from the Sycamore Village subdivision to Watkins Elementary School. Construction should begin late next year. A revenue-sharing project from the Federal Regional Surface Transportation Program will widen Route 60 to six lanes between Alverser Drive and Old Buckingham Road. Construction is expected to begin next year. The county obtained Bike and Pedestrian Safety funds to construct the missing section of sidewalk on the eastbound lanes of Route 60 between Midlothian Middle School and Woolridge Road. This project was completed in September. Revenue Sharing funds (50 percent state funds and 50 percent county funds) will be used to construct curb, gutter and sidewalk along the east side of Providence Road, from Route 60 to Woodward Drive. Construction is expected to begin next summer. A county-funded, bond project to provide a four-lane roadway from Twin Team Lane to Robious Forest Way was completed in September. Congestion Mitigation Air Quality funds will be used to provide dual left turn lanes along Route 60 eastbound at the main entrance to Chesterfield Town Center and Mall Drive. Construction is expected to begin next spring.

  • Networking Technologies and Support Inc. will invest $1.5 million to expand its local headquarters operation, creating 140 new jobs over the next three years. The addition of 140 jobs will bring the company’s work force to nearly 300. Networking Technologies and Support, Inc. was recognized by the Board of Supervisors at the August 28 meeting as the 2013 Innovation Impact Award Winner through the county’s First Choice Business Awards Program.