River North Correctional Center
Benjamin Wright, Warden329 Dell Brook Lane
Independence, VA 24348
Security Level 4 - Assignment Criteria:Long Term; Single, multiple, & Life + sentences. No disruptive behavior for at least past 24 months prior to consideration for a transfer to any less-secure facility.
- Opening in October 2013
- Will offer ABE, GED, and five vocational classes
Directions From Richmond:River North Correctional is located off of U.S. 58 just outside the town of Independence, Virginia. Take I-64 W toward Charlottesville. At Staunton, Virginia merge onto I-81 S via the exit on the left toward Lexington / Roanoke. Merge onto I-77 S via EXIT 81 toward Charlotte NC. Take the Hillsville exit 14 and at the end of the ramp turn right onto Carrollton Pike / US-58 W / US-221 S. Continue to follow US-58 W / US-221 S for approximately 25 miles to the prison sign. Turn left onto Dell Brook Lane and veer to the left and continue to the parking lot.