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Belmont Bridge design coming into focus

Design work continues on the replacement of Charlottesville’s deteriorating Belmont Bridge , despite an uncertain funding future. “We want to carefully consider our options with this new bridge,” said Jeannette Janiczek, manager of the city’s urban construction initiative. Janiczek briefed the City Council on Monday night on the ongoing design of the bridge’s replacement. She […]

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Belmont Bridge replacement offers opportunities for cyclists, pedestrians

The bridge was completed in 1962, five years after City Council approved the projecThe replacement of the crumbling Belmont Bridge could help make bicycling and walking safer for a key entrance to downtown Charlottesville. “The bridge was built when all anyone cared about was getting automobiles across,” said Jim Tolbert , the city’s director of […]