The Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization (RVTPO) is accepting comments on the proposed Amendment #5 to the Roanoke Valley Transportation Plan (RVTP). The amendment seeks to consider projects with increases in cost greater than 10%.
The current RVTP, as shown below, reflects the two subject projects covered under this amendment.
|Jurisdiction||Project Title||Project Limits||Project Description||Est. Cost in Year of Expenditure|
|Town of Vinton||Glade Creek Greenway, Phase 2B||Gearhart Park to Walnut Avenue||Paved 10’ wide greenway from Gearhart Park to Walnut Avenue.||$476,000|
|Roanoke County||Roanoke River Greenway – Blue Ridge Parkway Crossing along Highland Road||Blue Ridge Parkway and Highland Road||Construction of 0.30 miles of Roanoke River Greenway underneath the Blue Ridge Parkway, connecting bicyclists and pedestrians safely to other funded sections of the Roanoke River Greenway.||$708,258|
Comments will be accepted until June 15, 2022 and a hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on June 23, 2022 at the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission offices at 313 Luck Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA.
We have developed a short survey to gather public input on the proposed amendment. The survey can be taken here.
For more information on the draft amendment, contact Bryan Hill at (540) 343-4417 or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.