Search: Hillsdale Drive Extended
February 12, 2018
The new extension of Hillsdale Drive has been open for a couple of months, but some in the community continue to call for a traffic light to replace an existing two-way stop sign at one of the road’s key intersections. “We and a majority who live, work and play ...
August 07, 2015
When the $30.5-million extension of Hillsdale Drive opens in 2017, the Albemarle Police Department wants a traffic light at its intersection with Greenbrier Drive. “Hillsdale will become a feeder road for people trying to escape the U.S. 29 and Hydraulic Road intersection,” said Lieutenant Mike Wagner at a ...
July 24, 2015
Residents and businesses near the future intersection of Hillsdale Drive Extended and Greenbrier Drive are insisting that the Virginia Department of Transportation do what it can to ensure that a traffic signal will be installed to protect pedestrians. The city of Charlottesville is overseeing a design for a $30.5 ...
July 04, 2015
As construction work begins to pick up on three separate — but related — projects on U.S. 29, the city of Charlottesville is reviewing and possibly altering plans for a fourth. Last summer, the Commonwealth Transportation Board fully funded a $30.5 million project to extend Hillsdale Drive from Greenbrier Drive ...
April 11, 2015
One shopping center on U.S. 29 will start a “second life” beginning next summer when one of the region’s three Kroger stores relocates in a revamped space. “We want to upgrade our facilities and have the best stores for our customers in Charlottesville,” said Fenton Childers, Kroger’s ...
September 26, 2014
The federal government has approved the next step for the $30.5 million extension of Hillsdale Drive, a key component in a series of projects designed to improve traffic flows in the U.S. 29 corridor through Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville. The Federal Highway Administration has authorized ...
September 03, 2014
Charlottesville’s share of a next-generation network of intelligent traffic signals could cost five times as much as originally expected. In February, the City Council agreed to reallocate $450,000 from other projects to upgrade traffic signals using Rhythm Engineering’s InSync technology, which adjusts lights in real time according ...
January 17, 2013
A Staunton-based company has submitted plans to Charlottesville for a hotel on the site of the former Regal 4 cinema. City officials say plans developed for Heritage Hospitality Management do not conflict with the Virginia Department of Transportation’s plans for a road extension that will run parallel to U ...
December 31, 2012
The former Regal theater building at the Seminole Square shopping center has been sold, Glen Allen-based commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced on Monday. Heritage Hospitality Management purchased the nearly 26,400 square foot building and 6.51 acre property as an investment, according to the announcement.
July 25, 2012
The Metropolitan Planning Organization’s policy board will consider today whether to expand its boundaries to include Lake Monticello, Ruckersville and other growing communities located outside of Albemarle County. “Important transportation decisions will be made about the highways that connect those areas to Charlottesville via U.S. 29, Virginia Route ...