Robyn Kells at bypass hearing
Crowd listening at bypass hearing
Protestors of the Western Bypass of U.S. 29 held up signs Wednesday night during an Albemarle County Board of Supervisors public meeting.
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10:59 pm
Updated: 10:12 am, Mon Feb 24, 2014.
Posted on Feb 19, 2014
Before Albemarle County supervisors could decide Wednesday whether to block the bypass, the feds halted the project in its tracks.
In a letter dated Tuesday, the Federal Highway Administration informed Virginia’s transportation commissioner that the state cannot proceed with plans to build the Western Bypass of U.S. 29 because the “need appears to have expanded well beyond the project’s limits.”
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10:59 pm.
Updated: 10:12 am.