The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to cover costs for a number of programs involving safe routes for non drivers, historic assets, vegetation management and wild life preservation.
The Transportation Alternatives Projects will weighed by the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors at a a public hearing at its regular meeting on October 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the County Public Meeting Room at the Chesterfield Government Complex, at 10031 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield. The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Program.
- Projects eligible for funding through the Transportation Alternatives Program include:
- On-road and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities
- Safe routes for non-drivers to access daily needs
- Conversion of abandoned railway corridors to bike and/or pedestrian trails
- Construction of turnouts, overlooks and viewing areas
- Historic preservation and rehabilitation of historic transportation facilities
- Inventory/control/removal of outdoor advertising
- Vegetation management
- Archaeological impacts
- Environmental mitigation
- Wildlife mortality mitigation
Citizens who would like to comment on the county’s proposed Transportation Alternatives Projects are encouraged to send their comments in writing to the Transportation Department, Chesterfield County, P.O. Box 40, Chesterfield, VA 23832, Attention: Jesse Smith.
For further information, please call 748-1037.