PEC's Charlottesville & Albemarle Field Officer, Jeff Werner, has been struggling for many years with how to explain the issues surrounding the proposed Rt. 29 Western Bypass. He decided to give drawing a shot.
Federal Highway Administration Weighs in with VDOT
UPDATE: On February 18, 2014, the Federal Highway Administration sent a letter to VDOT advising it to conduct a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Rt. 29 Western Bypass. The letter advises VDOT to update the purpose and need and reopen the consideration of alternatives. Read the letter >>
Sketches with Jeff
Learn more about the project and its alternatives in this series of illustrations put together by our staff.
Real Solutions to Rt. 29: Video
Nobody doubts the need to fix traffic problems on Rt. 29. But the proposed $250 million Western Bypass is not the answer. Learn more about cost-effective alternatives in this video.