New roadway opens Tuesday on John Rolfe Parkway

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A traffic alert this morning that thousands of drivers have been waiting for.

Anyone who drives in Henrico's west end will be happy to see the last segment of the John Rolfe Parkway open Tuesday.

That's from Pump Road to Ridgefield.

Crews have been working on this for three years. Once that section opens, county leaders expect traffic to move smoothly.

Earlier this year, the first segment opened from West Broad Street to Pump Road.

County leaders say it is opening ahead of schedule.

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon to officially open the John Rolfe Parkway.

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