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April 26, 2017
The future of one of the most significant intersections in Albemarle County and Charlottesville was the topic Wednesday at the first public meeting for a new planning initiative. “We can start to get your feedback on Route 29 and the Hydraulic Area to produce a land-use plan within that general ...
March 09, 2017
A panel of elected officials, business owners and citizens met for the first time Thursday to begin planning for the future of the intersection of U.S. 29 and Hydraulic Road. They were told at the outset the outcome may not be the same as at Rio Road. “We’re ...
March 06, 2017
As motorists continue to get accustomed to the new grade-separated intersection at U.S. 29 and Rio Road, Albemarle officials are envisioning a “transformational” future for the land in the vicinity. “We’re hoping we’re going to encourage the economic benefit that the pedestrian mall in downtown [Charlottesville] has ...
January 18, 2017
Representatives of a firm hired by Albemarle to study future redevelopment around the intersection of U.S. 29 and Rio Road have presented the first phase of their work to the county’s Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission. “If you’re doing a painting, you’ve got to get ...
April 02, 2016
Local motorists may be looking ahead with deep dread to the amplified disruption of Rio Road and U.S. 29, when Rio is closed this summer for construction and traffic is diverted to Berkmar Drive. But a look back at the U.S. 29 mess reveals another group of disadvantaged ...
March 03, 2016
Albemarle officials have begun work on a plan to guide redevelopment around one of the county’s most urban locations. “Rio Road and U.S. 29 is the focal point for a lot of investment now in transportation,” said Wayne Cilimberg, the county’s director of planning. “It is a ...