News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2018


VDOT Highway Alert

Due to CSX railroad crossing work, Cartersville Road (Route 45) in Goochland County will be closed near the James River on Wednesday, August 22 and Thursday, August 23 from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. The road will reopen each day for overnight travel.????

Drivers can use the posted detour during the daytime closures:

  • Northbound Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 45): Take Columbia Rd. (Rt.690) north to River Rd. (Rt. 6) east back to Cartersville Rd. 

  • Southbound Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 45): Take River Rd. (Rt. 6) w...
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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Goochland County Begins Phase 2 Expansion of Administration Building Parking

Admin Parking Lot - Pardon Our Dust

Goochland County is undertaking Phase 2 expansion of parking capacity at the county’s Administration Building Complex located at 1800 Sandy Hook Road.

for the Phase 2 portion of the County Administration Building Complex Parking Lot project isexpected to begin on Monday, August 20th and will last approximately 60 to 90
days.  The area impacted is behind the current Extension Bu...

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Posted on: August 18, 2018

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of August 17 - 24, 2018

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction/closures that could cause delays from August 17 - 24, 2018.

One project is planned within Goochland County, the full list including other localities is available via the link below.

Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 45) near the James River - CSX work - August 22 - 23

Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 45) will be closed near the James Rive...

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VDOT Highway Alerts - August 17 - 24, 2018 ... Administration
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Looking for a New Job Opportunity? Goochland County is Hiring!

Goochland County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new adventure? A new job opportunity? Goochland County is currently hiring for a variety of positions.

We all know that a good life starts with a great job.  That’s why it’s so important for you to successfully pursue a position that can make you happy and can keep you fulfilled, a job that best suits your talents, skills and p...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Goochland County Recognized for Financial Excellence

Goochland County - Recognition for Financial Excellence - July 3 2018_DSC_0044

Goochland County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

award was received for the fifth year in a row, this time for the County’sFiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  It represents the highest form of recognition
in the area of governmental accoun...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Boil Water Notice Issued for Jenkins Trailer Park in Goochland County

Goochland County - Boil Water Notice Issued for Jenkins Trailer Park 2018

The Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Office of Drinking Water has issued a Boil Water Notice for residents of the Jenkins Trailer Park located at 3207 River Road West in Goochland County.

This Boil Water Notice applies ONLY to the residents of the Jenkins Trailer Park and the public water supply well serving the trailer park.  This does not apply to Goochland’s Public Utilities customers or users of other public water su...

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VDH Office of Drinking Water - Boil Water FAQ's Administration
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Goochland County Animal Shelter Temporarily Relocating for Construction

Goochland County Animal Protection - Temporary Shelter Relocation - July 2 2018

On Monday, July 2nd the Goochland County Animal Shelter will temporarily relocate to the County’s Central High School Cultural and Educational Complex located at 2748 Dogtown Road, Goochland, VA 23063.

is necessary to accommodate ongoing construction of a new 13,941 square footstate-of-the-art shelter facility and demolition of the existing Animal Shelter.  


The temporary Animal Shelter will operate at the rear of the Cen...

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Posted on: June 23, 2018

VDOT Bridge Repairs To Close Vontay Road Over Turkey Creek In Hanover

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Vontay Road/Octagon Church Road (Route 611) to through traffic over Turkey Creek in Hanover County beginning Thursday, June 28 for bridge repairs.

Weather permitting, the work is expected to be complete by fall 2018. During repairs, drivers should follow the posted detour routes: • Eastbound Octagon Church Rd./Vontay Rd. (Rt. 611) – Take Factory Mill Rd. (Rt. 635...

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