York County celebrate final chapter of newly-widened Route 17

York County, Virginia

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – After three years of construction, York County came together to celebrate the final chapter of the widening project on Route 17.

Rte. 17 expansion impacts nearby businesses

York County officials invited the public and businesses to celebrate in the parking lot of Washington Square Shopping Center. The celebration included different raffle prizes, coupons to local restaurants, and a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.

The Route 17 widening project is adding two new lanes to the highway. The project is set to be finished by the end of December.