The County of Spotsylvania faces several infrastructure challenges that impact the daily lives of its residents. One of the main issues is the need to maintain and upgrade aging roads, bridges, and transportation systems to ensure safe and efficient travel. Additionally, the county’s water and sewer systems require significant investment to ensure reliable and efficient service. The county also faces challenges related to affordable housing and the availability of high-speed internet access. Finally, the county must address the impacts of climate change, including extreme weather events and flooding, on critical infrastructure, including roads, buildings, and communication networks. Overall, addressing these infrastructure challenges requires significant investment in the county’s transportation, water, housing, and emergency management systems to ensure long-term sustainability and resilience.
Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan
Project Start Year
Project Spend Total
Paving of Lots at Various Park Facilities
“This project will provide paving for parking lots at various County parks and community centers.
The initial phase will be for Chewning Park and Marshall Park with remaining locations to follow in future years.
Complete site plan, storm water management and parking lot paving of the Chewning Park lot. In anticipation
of increased use at Chewning Park due to the addition of athletic field lighting, paving of the lot would decrease
the current maintenance required to prevent weeds, repeated leveling, add stone and maintain the existing
Overlay existing parking lot at Marshall Park due to significant cracking and deterioration”
“This project will provide playground replacements at various County parks.
The initial phase will replace the existing playgrounds at Chewning Park, Harrison Road Park and Mary L. Carter
Park with remaining locations to follow in future years.. These structures were installed in the early 2000’s and
are reaching their anticipated life cycle.”
Exit 126 STARS Study Improvements – Northbound Ramps
“Exit 126 Northbound Onramp Improvements Include:
1. Widen US 1 under I-95 between I-95 ramps from four to six lanes and convert northbound US 1 right turn
lane onto southbound I-95 to a shared through/right turn lane.
2. Modify signal at US 1 and I-95 northbound on ramp to allow for an additional left turn lane from US 1
northbound to I-95 northbound.
3. Signal control improvements will be made to the two US 1 traffic signals at the Exit 126 interchange. Traffic
operations cameras will also be installed along I-95.
4. Widen I-95 northbound on ramps to two lanes and extend ramp to 3,220 feet.”
Germanna Point Drive Extension
“To extend Germanna Point Drive to Spotsylvania Avenue as a 2-lane road with bike/pedestrian
Rt. 2/17 Widening
Widen Rt. 2/Rt. 17 to 4 lanes from the Fredericksburg city line to the south side of Shannon Airport.
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How to Read a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Business Development?
When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:
- A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
- The projects ranked in order of preference
- The plan for financing the projects
- A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
- Justification for the project
- Explanation of expenses for the project
Now, for business development, while the capital plan is interesting, the capital program is for capital expenditures that extends five to ten years beyond the capital budget. Knowing the difference is important so you can influence upcoming program versus just responding to an RFP. If reading the CIP makes your head explode, or you want to save time, Request a Demo of Citylitics CIP dashboard with over 20,000 CIPs from USA and Canada. Citylitics has 20,000 plus available CIPs, how can we help you? What states, cities or counties are you looking to improvement your business development, we can assist you in influencing an upcoming RFP versus simply responding to an RFP. Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset is a comprehensive resource for businesses and organizations looking to track and analyze planned infrastructure spend in their area. The dataset offers a range of features and benefits, including:
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