James River

2016 in Review: Amusement park, power lines loom over county in 2016

2016 in Review: Amusement park, power lines loom over county in 2016

JAMES CITY COUNTY — County officials were busy in 2016 overseeing roadwork projects and updating the county's master plan. And almost out of nowhere, came an application to build a super-sized amusement park.

Much like 2015, county officials continued to wait to see what will become of an application to build power lines across the James River.

Dominion- Surry-Skiffes Creek

After more than three years of back-and-forth discussions, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the mitigation process with Dominion Power over the Surry-Skiffes Creek powerline project is nearing completion, but it may not conclude with the outcome Dominion hopes for.

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