RESOLUTION ENDORSING

 JARMANS GAP ROAD PROEJCT

 IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY

 

 

WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a Public Information Meeting to solicit input on the proposed design concept for Jarmanís Gap Road (Route 691) (Project 0691-002-258, C501), located in Albemarle County, Virginia; and

 

WHEREAS, the project proposes to improve Jarmanís Gap Road with two (2) twelve foot (12í) lanes, two (2) four foot (4í) bicycle lanes, curb and gutter and a five foot (5í) sidewalk on the north side of the road from Route 240 (Crozet Avenue) to Jarmanís Lake Road, and with two (2) twelve foot (12í) lanes, shared bike path, sidewalk and curb and gutter on the north side of the road and a rural design (shoulder and ditch) with a paved shoulder on the south side of the road from Jarmanís Lake Road to Route 684 (Half Mile Branch Road); and

 

WHEREAS, 68 people attended the public hearing to provide input on the Jarmanís Gap Road project; and   

 

WHEREAS, after reviewing the options, public and written comments, and considering all aspects of the proposed project, VDOT recommends the alignment presented at the March 30, 2006 public hearing for the following reasons:       

                     it has least impact to potentially historic properties;

                     it is the least expensive option;

                     it will facilitate the use of Federal funds;

         

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors does hereby endorse the following improvements to Jarmans Gap Road:  two (2) twelve foot (12í) lanes, two (2) four foot (4í) bicycle lanes, curb and gutter and a five foot (5í) sidewalk on the north side of the road from Route 240 (Crozet Avenue) to Jarmanís Lake Road, and two (2) twelve foot (12í) lanes, shared bike path, sidewalk and curb and gutter on the north side of the road and a rural design (shoulder and ditch) with a paved shoulder on the south side of the road from Jarmanís Lake Road to Route 684 (Half Mile Branch Road).

 

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