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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Hanover seeking comments on broadband grant applications

Hanover County is soliciting public comments for potential Broadband Projects as part of two applications for Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) Grants.

One grant would apply to residences/businesses on both sides of the following roads, including those public and private subdivision roads that have their primary access off these roads, as follows:

Old Ridge Road – from its intersection with Blunts Bridge Road westerly to Katy Lane

Blunts Bridge Road – from its intersection with New Found Road northerly to Old Ridge Road

Rockets Mill Road – from its intersection with Scotchtown Road northerly to Old Ridge Road

New Market Mill Road – its entire length

Verdon Road – from its intersection with Mount Hope Church Road westerly to its intersection with Noel Road.


The other grant would apply to the following general service area, including service to residences/businesses on both sides of the following roads, including public and private subdivision roads that have their primary access off these roads, as follows:
Pinhook Road – from the Goochland County line northerly to its intersection with Vontay Road
Pouncey Tract Road – from the Rockville Library westerly to its intersection with Bienvenue Road

Bienvenue Road – its entire length

Dogwood Trail Road – from its intersection with Bienvenue Road easterly to its intersection with Pouncey Tract Road

Old Church Road – from its intersection with Immanuel Trail easterly to just past Christian Ridge subdivision

Piping Tree Ferry Road – from its intersection with Old Church Road easterly to its intersection with Twin Cedar Lane

Flannigan Mill Road – from its intersection with Old Church Road southerly to its intersection with Hopewell Road

The general area may include the following subdivisions: Clay Farms, Black Creek, Keckston, Westwood Farms, and Hidden Lake Estates, including parts of McClellan Road, Westwood Road, and Hopewell Road.

Kevin Nelson, Director of Information Technology, is the County’s main point of contact for the purposes of the application process. He can be reached at P.O. Box 470, Hanover VA 23069. His phone number is 365-6168. His email address is knelson@hanovercounty.gov 


The County has developed a survey tool that allows citizens to run an internet speed test and report that data to the County. For respondents who live within areas included in the VATI grant, this information will be included in the application. However, citizens who do not live in the grant areas are also invited to participate as it would provide additional information to the County and to internet service providers.

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