The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) at its June 18 meeting in Richmond adopted the Fiscal Year 2020-2025 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), including $739,000 for improvements to improve the turning radius on Route 360 at the Mountain Road/501, Main Street intersection in the town of Halifax.
In all eight projects received funding through the commonwealth’s SMART SCALE program.
Others include the following:
• Intersection improvements on Route 221/501 in the City of Lynchburg and construction of the Route 311, Berry Hill Connector Road in Pittsylvania County.
The Route 311 project constructs a connector road from Route 58 to the Southern Virginia Mega Site and is fully funded at $33.457 million.
• Route 29, North Amherst Highway at Route 151, Patrick Henry Highway, Amherst County - $3.3 million
• Route 29, Wards Road at Route 699, Gladys Road, Campbell County - $3.08 million
• Route 29, Thomas Nelson Highway at Route 6, River Road, Nelson County - $2.7 million
• Route 58 West, South Boston Road, City of Danville - $3.45 million
• Route 642, Shula Drive at Route 29, Pittsylvania County - $4.76 million
• Route 221, Lakeside Drive/501, Lynchburg Expressway, City of Lynchburg - $38.5 million (of which $16.7 million is SMART SCALE funding to fully fund the project)
• Rivermont and Bedford Avenue, City of Lynchburg - $485,000
In total, the Lynchburg District has been allocated over $343 million in project funding in FY 2020-2025.
The Lynchburg District includes the counties of Halifax, Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.