Public meeting set for proposed Thompson Drive roundabout at Stanley Street in Abingdon

Tuesday, September 12 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Abingdon High School

BRISTOL—Next week, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public meeting for a proposed roundabout at the intersection of Thompson Drive and Stanley Street in Abingdon. 

The open house format public meeting will take place Tuesday, September 12 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Abingdon High School Cafeteria, located at 705 Thompson Drive. The project website includes materials that will be available at the public hearing: https://www.publicinput.com/c3857.

The project will enhance safety at the intersection of Thompson Drive and Stanley Street by constructing a single-lane roundabout.  The project includes removing driveway access from the intersection and adding a sidewalk along the west side of the roundabout extending back to Radio Drive and the shopping center entrance.

Comments regarding the project can be provided to VDOT until Sept. 22, 2023, via the following methods:

  • Call VDOT Project Manager Ron Flanary at 276-696-3252.
  • Email Ronald.Flanary@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Thompson Drive Roundabout Project Abingdon” in the subject line.
  • Online survey available from the project page listed above. Comment sheets will also be available at the in-person public meeting.
  • Traditional mail to VDOT Project Manager Ron Flanary, 2111 Bonham Road, Bristol, Virginia 24201.

If you need further special assistance, call VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623), or device for hearing impaired (TTY) at 711.  

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Last updated: July 19, 2024

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