ONLEY VA, June 2013 – The second of two parcels of land that will become the site of the relocated Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and an accompanying medical office building was transferred to Riverside. The 4.31-acre parcel with frontage on Lankford Highway was purchased for $625,000.00.
"Now that the land acquisition part of this project is complete, we can move into the next phase," said Robert Leatherbury, Chairman of the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Board of Directors which governs the not-for-profit organization. "We look forward to getting approval to start site work and ultimately to start building. Our focus continues to be the expansion of local services for our
The acquisition of the second parcel allows direct access to the hospital from Route 13. Traffic traveling south on Route 13 will be able to make a right hand turn into the hospital's driveway, and traffic traveling north will be able to make a left hand turn into the driveway. Traffic leaving the hospital will be able to turn right to travel south on Route 13; those visitors wishing to travel north will use the Market Street driveway and turn left onto Route 13 at the stoplight.
The next step in the process for the new hospital is submission of the site plan to the Accomack County Board of Supervisors. After the County's approval,
"While we are going through this next exciting stage of building the new hospital, we remain eager to provide excellent care and service to anyone who needs our help in our current locations from Parksley to
Published: June 5, 2013