Reconstruction and realignment at three primary intersections along Nansemond Parkway to enhance safety and provide added capacity. These intersections include Nansemond Parkway at the Nansemond River High School entrance, Nansemond Parkway at Sleepy Hole Road, and the realigned Bennetts Pasture Road with Sportsman Boulevard. Infrastructure Improvements include stormwater management and drainage systems, roadway widening, roadway realignment, new traffic signal at Sleepy Hole Road and the new intersection at Sportsman Boulevard, new rails to trails multi-use path, removal of the existing signal and new configuration at the front entrance of Nansemond River High School, new access road to serve Nansemond River High School from Sleepy Hole Road, parking lot improvements to the Nansemond River High School, and a new bus loop in the front of the high school.
The project has been stopped in its current form due to concerns related to impacts of obtaining additional right of way. The feasibility of alternate designs to improve safety and congestion along this section of Nansemond Parkway are currently being evaluated.