RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TEXT AMENDMENT ELIMINATING THE ROUTE 28/17 AND ROUTE 805/17 INTERCHANGES FROM MAP 10.3 OF THE BEALETON SERVICE DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION PLAN 

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, by resolution, transmitted its recommended Six-Year Improvement Program to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in July of 2001; and

WHEREAS, Route 28 is its second ranked recommendation; and

WHEREAS, the recommendation requests that VDOT suspend critical implementation along Route 28, with the exception of spot/safety improvements from Routes 15/29 to the Prince William County line.  The suspension will last until the planning process, which shall re-examine roadway alternatives, is completed for the five service districts through which the major primary highway passes; and

WHEREAS, it has not been demonstrated that the referenced Route 28/17 interchange is needed at that location; and

WHEREAS, Fauquier County has technical transportation information demonstrating such an interchange is premature and not required up to 2020; and

WHEREAS, on January 31, 2002, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing and recommended both proposed interchanges be removed from the Bealeton Service Districtís Transportation Plan; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of April 2002, That the Board of Supervisors adopts the Comprehensive Plan text amendment eliminating the Route 28/17 interchange and the Route 805/17 corridor interchange as identified and attached herein as Map 10.3 of Chapter Ten for the Bealeton Service District Transportation Plan.