Hanover Third Track (Siding C)

Hanover Third Track (Siding C) will construct approximately 3 miles of third track to the south of the South Anna River in Hanover County.

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Project Description

Hanover Third Track (Siding C) will construct approximately 3 miles of third track to the south of the South Anna River in Hanover County. The project also will include reconstruction of the roadway bridge at Washington Highway and construction of a new, single-track rail bridge at Elletts Crossing Road. Siding C will increase the efficiency of passenger and freight trains throughout the rail network and in the area between Spotsylvania and Richmond.

Siding C will increase network fluidity and reduce delays due to passenger and freight train congestion.

Source: VPRA Recommended Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Document

Project Stage

Development

Schedule

Development: 2021

Engineering: 2021 – 2024

Construction: 2024 – 2025

Hanover Third Track (Siding C)