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County officials shown vision for urban Albemarle

As Albemarle County prepares for a larger population, officials are seeking ways to encourage the development of an urban community along U.S. 29. The Board of Supervisors held a joint session Tuesday with the Planning Commission to hear an update on the Rio Road small-area plan, a document that seeks to create a vision for […]

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Preparation for U.S. 29 projects continues despite lawsuit

The Virginia Department of Transportation is proceeding with three major road projects in the U.S. 29 corridor despite a lawsuit claiming that federal and state officials unlawfully approved them. “I don’t think VDOT has changed their plans as a result of the lawsuit,” Larry Davis, Albemarle’s county attorney, said during a briefing to the Board […]