Culpeper County, like Loudoun, has many miles of unpaved rural roads and driveways. In January the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District published the Dirt and Gravel Road Best Management Practice Guide: A Landowner’s Handbook to Building and Maintaining Private Roadways. Funding for the handbook came from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. From the guide’s […]
Rural Roads and Bridges
In each of the past several years, to catch up from years of neglect, VDOT committed to a program of intense rehabilitation of a selected group of the most problematic gravel roads in Loudoun County. They named the specific gravel roads to be rehabilitated, and each road got an intense makeover in a short period […]
The Coalition’s Rural Roads subcommittee reports that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has confirmed the 2017 list of unpaved roads set for restoration this spring and summer in this year’s enhanced care program. VDOT will trim brush and intrusive tree branches, clean up banks, restore and clean culverts and ditches, regrade the roads, apply […]
The next meeting on the rehabilitation of the historic John G. Lewis Memorial Bridge, which spans Catoctin Creek on Featherbed Lane, takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Old School Auditorium in Waterford. At this meeting citizens will be able to view design specifics the bride repair, such as a […]
As a part of the Coalition-supported Rural Roads program, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has undertaken a multiyear program of focused and extensive repairs to the most problematic sections of Loudoun’s unpaved rural roads. This effort is designed to reduce the frequency of maintenance required in these areas and, thus, free up more routine […]
Among the items the Board of Supervisors will debate later today as it considers its legislative package for General Assembly consideration is a proposal sponsored by Supervisors Janet Clarke (R-Blue Ridge) and Geary Higgins (R-Catoctin) to support additional funds to better maintain and preserve rural roads. Read more: Leesburg Today
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