PROJECT UPDATE

Town staff and our engineering consultants, Kittelson & Associates, developed an alternative design to the plan that VDOT introduced in May. Our proposed design will enhance access to businesses with a combination of open turn lanes and medians, driveways and inter-parcel connections, and pedestrian crossings. 

The changes from VDOT's design warranted their performing a "re-scoring" of the project to ensure that it met the SmartScale criteria for funding. On October 18, 2018 VDOT notified us that our proposed design passes the rescoring and is still funded with its SmartScale allocation. VDOT's confirmation that is can move forward with SmartScale funding is a significant positive step. 

Town staff and engineers will now work with VDOT and it project engineers in the coming weeks on the scoring details and to get this plan ready for presentation at the Citizen Information Meeting (CIM). The CIM as well as a meeting with Broadview business stakeholders, will be in December or January. 

You can review the Town's proposed design from the August 27, 201 8 Kittelson Report here.

Project Purpose

The purpose of this project is to improve safety and lessen traffic congestion along Broadview Avenue. The project includes controlled turns at intersections and breaks in a new raised median from its southern intersection with Waterloo Street/211 to Winchester Street/US17.

 

For well over a decade, the Town has planned transportation improvements to Broadview Avenue to make it:

  • Safer for all modes of travel – vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists

  • Less congested

  • More attractive as a commercial corridor

  • Accessible to business customers  

Broadview Avenue is a vitally important commercial district for the Town, with many businesses that have thrived for generations.  Upon completion of the project, we envision as a more attractive destination for shopping, dining and purchasing services.  

 

 

 

 

Project Goals

The four goals of this project are:

  •     Improve Safety

  •     Maintain Access to Businesses

  •     Reduce Traffic Congestion

  •     Improve Aesthetics of the Corridor

along Route 17/29 Business/211 (Broadview Avenue) in the Town of Warrenton. The project calls for installation of a raised median from Route 211 (Lee Highway) to south of Route 17 (James Madison Highway), a 0.73-mile stretch.

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