Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Jan. 25, 2017
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING IN CLIFTON FORGE ON FUTURE ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
VDOT sharing previously released information with citizens north of project limits
SALEM — On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public information to present previously shared information with citizens in the Alleghany-Highlands region about future safety improvements on Route 220 in Botetourt County.
The meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the National Guard Armory Gymnasium at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College located at 1000 Dabney Drive in Clifton Forge. The meeting will be held in an ‘open-house’ format with a brief presentation taking place at 5 p.m. VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the project and answer questions.
The future improvements on Route 220 in Botetourt County will be made on 9.65 miles of roadway starting at 0.129 miles south of Route 43 (Narrow Passage Road) extending to the intersection with Route 727 (Fork Farm Road).
The safety measures will include improving the alignment, widening shoulders, improving intersections, adding turn lanes, creating additional passing zones, providing raised centerline pavement marking and providing centerline and edge-line rumble strips.
Anyone with questions about the meeting or requiring speci
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