Albemarle County & the City of Charlottesville

The staff in PEC’s Charlottesville office works with citizens to solve the many land use and conservation challenges facing the Charlottesville and Albemarle area.

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Route 29 Improvements on Track in Charlottesville

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In our last newsletter, we shared great news regarding the demise of the ill-conceived Western Bypass. As you might recall, a major blow to the project had been delivered back in February, when the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced serious ...
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Western Bypass Shelved

Western Bypass Shelved

Big things are happening, or rather not happening, with the costly Western Bypass of U.S. Route 29 just north of Charlottesville. We’re enthusi­astic to report that the ineffective project has come to a halt, and we’re hoping this time it ...
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A Real Chance

A Real Chance

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Email alert text: The 2013 Election Day results show without question that the Western Bypass was a key concern for county voters. Now, with a new Board of Supervisors and a new administration in Richmond, we have a real chance ...
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Trump Tees Up New Plan for Albemarle’s Countryside

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Photo by Tord Sollie. In late September 2013, Donald Trump's Trump Virginia Acquisitions LLC submitted a plan to develop a property in the Albemarle County Rural Area south of Monticello. They want to develop the property -- which is protected ...
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Transcript of WINA interview with former CTB member Jim Rich

Transcript of WINA interview with former CTB member Jim Rich

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Charlottesville Right Now, Thursday, May 30, 2013 Jim Rich, a former member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, shares his thoughts on the Western Bypass. http://wina.com/podcasts/jim-rich/ ...
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