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Reconnect Jackson Ward

There is a website, “Pop-Up Events”, and an online survey to help improve accessibility to and in Jackson Ward.



The City of Richmond has officially launched a feasibility study to reconnect Jackson Ward by capping the interstate and reestablishing the street network that was severed when the highway was built through the neighborhood. The Reconnect Jackson Ward Feasibility Study seeks to engage the community to develop options for new transportation connections and public spaces in this area.

Here’s how to engage:

“Pop-Up” Tent Community Events:
Stop by to learn, understand, and explore ideas for improving accessibility in Jackson Ward. The events are FREE and open to everyone.

  • Wednesday, March 23 from 5-7pm at the Maggie Walker Memorial Plaza, W. Broad St. and N. Adams St.

Take the Online Survey:
The City wants your input! Complete the survey by March 31:

Visit to learn more about the study, survey and participating in shaping Jackson Ward’s future!

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Richard Hayes is the co-founder of RVAHub. When he isn't rounding up neighborhood news, he's likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest board game.

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