Route 29 Widening, Albemarle County
|Improvement to six lanes from Ashwood Blvd. to Towncenter Dr.|
Project at a Glance
Estimated late 2015
$32.572 million (2013-2018 Six-Year Improvement Program estimate)
Lengths and Limits
1.1 miles; from Ashwood Boulevard to Town Center Drive
The purpose of this project is to widen Route 29 (Seminole Trail) from a four-lane divided highway to a six-lane facility from Ashwood Boulevard to Town Center Drive in northern Albemarle County.
What Is Proposed?
This project will widen Route 29 from four to six lanes by adding an additional lane on both sides of the highway between Ashwood Boulevard and Town Center Drive.
Improvement of this 1.1-mile-long section will complete the widening of Route 29 north to Route 649 (Airport Road) and will also include reconstruction of some sections of the existing highway to eliminate sight-distance issues and improve safety.
Total Cost: $32,572,931
Engineering of Roadway Plans: $2,632,814
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $8,000,000
These costs are preliminary planning estimates and subject to change as the project is finalized.
Public hearing: Summer 2013
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation:
Construction advertisement: December 2015
Construction start: Spring 2016