Western Bypass

Video Shows the Real Solutions to Traffic Problems on Rt. 29

Nobody doubts the need to fix traffic problems on Route 29. But the proposed $250 million Western Bypass is not the answer—nor is it a done deal. View this video produced by The Southern Environmental Law Center to learn about more cost-effective alternatives that would provide greater benefits to the Charlottesville-Albemarle community. 

 

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.

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