Under Construction: Route 220 (Botetourt Road) Safety Improvement Project

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The primary purpose of this project is to enhance safety along the 10-mile section of Route 220 (Botetourt Road) between Iron Gate and the James River Bridge near Eagle Rock by:

• improving vertical and horizontal alignment
• widening shoulders, lanes and center lane width
• improving intersections 
• adding turn lanes
• providing additional passing opportunities
• providing centerline and edge-line rumble strips
• providing raised centerline pavement markers

This proposed project will improve this section of Route 220 as a two-lane road and is intended to reduce the severity and number of crashes.

Benefits 

This project will improve a portion of Route 220 as a two-lane road and is intended to reduce the severity and number of crashes between Iron Gate and the James River Bridge near Eagle Rock by improving alignment, widening shoulders, lanes and center lane width, improving intersections, adding turn lanes and passing opportunities and providing centerline and edge-line rumble stripsand raised centerline pavement markers. 

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Contact Info:

Construction Contact - Josh Lawrence
540-314-6085

Media Contact - Jen Ward
540-387-5238

Phase: Under Construction

Long/Lat: 37.6813688,-79.8329995,13z
Locality: Botetourt

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Page last modified: Jan. 15, 2019