Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

May 11, 2006

Staff Lead:


Elizabeth A. Cook, Chief of Planning

Community Development

Magisterial District:  Scott



A Resolution to Abandon a Portion of Dumfries Road (Route 605) in Fauquier County

Topic Description:

Due to the relocation and construction on Dumfries Road (Route 605), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has requested that 0.01 miles of the old location of Dumfries Road be abandoned.  The portion to be abandoned is shown on the sketch attached with VDOTís request.  In conjunction with new road construction, the Board of Supervisors has the authority to abandon roads by resolution.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Transportation Committee Recommendation:

On March 29, 2006, the Transportation Committee recommended approval of the abandonment. 

Financial Impact Analysis:

There was no financial impact analysis required for this request.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Department of Community Development
Property Owners along Dumfries Road


1.                  VDOT Request for Abandonment

2.                  Area Map

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