Mt. Pleasant Rd. Widening Project

Mt. Pleasant Rd Widening – Phase 2 (

Phase 2 of the Mt. Pleasant Widening Project is underway! This project will widen Mt. Pleasant Road from Cooper’s Ditch Bridge to Centerville Turnpike by constructing a center turn lane. Construction is expected to last through fall 2024 with various lane closures taking place throughout. Stay up to date on current lane closures by signing up to receive travel advisory text messages through Chesapeake Alert and follow the travel advisory account on Twitter/X @ChesapeakeRoads. Learn more about the project on the project webpage

Current Travel Advisories

  • Speed limit reduced to 35mph
  • Shoulder closure on Mt. Pleasant Rd westbound, from Centerville Turnpike South to the railroad tracks (adjacent to Butts Road Primary School), until January 31.
  • Traffic reduced to one lane in each direction from Cooper’s Ditch Bridge to Centerville Turnpike for the duration of construction. 
  • Additional lane closures and flagging operations are possible throughout construction as needed. All work will be deconflicted with work on surrounding roadways to the extent possible.

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