Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176


Dec. 6, 2012


The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing on a proposed project to improve Route 20 in Buckingham County.

 The hearing will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Buckingham County Agricultural Center, 54 Administration Lane, Buckingham, VA.  An inclement weather date of Monday, January 14, 2013 will be used if necessary. 

This hearing is being held to provide an opportunity for citizens or organizations to give VDOT input on the proposed project.  The hearing will be held in an open-house format with no formal presentation given.  VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the proposed project and to answer questions.

The primary purpose of this project is to improve the sight distance on Route 20 at the Route 631 intersection located at the crest of a substandard vertical curve.  The existing intersection sight distance is limited for vehicles approaching the intersection from the east attempting to turn onto Route 20.  Access to all properties will be maintained during construction.  

Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the hearing or until January 17, 2013  (January 24 if hearing is held on inclement weather date) by mailing them to Laura Walton, Project Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, 4219 Campbell Avenue, Lynchburg, Va., 24501.  Comments also can be emailed to Please reference “Route 20 Public Hearing Comment” in the subject heading.

Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this hearing may contact the project manager at 434-947-6559, 800-367-7623 or TTY/TDD 711.       

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