Otterdale Road Drainage Improvements - Horsepen/Blackman/Otterdale Branch


County funding has been identified to address existing drainage issues on Otterdale Road between Woolridge Road and Genito Road. Preliminary engineering to address the Blackman Creek, Horsepen Creek, and Otterdale Branch crossings is underway.  

Information Meetings

A Virtual Citizen Information Meeting for the public was held on Thursday, May 20. A recording of this meeting can be found under the "Additional Information" section. 

A second live-streamed Citizen Information Meeting was held at  6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. This meeting was streamed on the county's YouTube channel, Facebook Live, Verizon channel 28, and Comcast channel 98. A recording of the livestream can be found below.

County staff is also available to meet individuals virtually or in-person by appointment, email the Transportation Department.

Traffic Impacts

Otterdale Road is anticipated to be closed to traffic during construction. More details will be available following the conceptual design.

Project Timeline

Preliminary engineering is underway. Construction is anticipated to begin in December 2021.


Call 804-748-1037 or email Nate Mathis for more information.