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:  Cedar Run



A Resolution to Abandon a Portion of Sowego Road (Route 611) in Fauquier County, Cedar Run District

Topic Description:

Due to the relocation and construction on Sowego Road (Route 611), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has requested that 0.04 miles of the old location of Sowego 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 Sowego Road


1.                  VDOT Request for Abandonment

2.                  Area Map


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