RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING PROJECTS FOR INCLUSION IN THE SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

            WHEREAS, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) adopts an annual Six-Year Improvement Program for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT); and

            WHEREAS, Fauquier County has pressing primary road improvement projects; and

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee has reviewed the Virginia Department of Transportationís project recommendations for inclusion in the Six-Year Improvement Program and has determined nine (9) projects which should be the priorities of the County; and

            WHEREAS, on September 9, 2003, the Fauquier County Transportation Committee approved a motion recommending that the nine (9) priorities be forwarded to the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors for its consideration as the annual Six-Year Improvement Program priorities to be forwarded to the Commonwealth Transportation Board and VDOT; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of September 2003, That the following projects be, and are hereby, recommended as Fauquier County's priorities for inclusion in the Six-Year Improvement Program for the Virginia Department of Transportation:

1.      Route 15/29/215 and Route 215:

    • Relocation and construction of Route 215 from Route 15/29 to Vint Hill.
    • Design work for the ultimate interchange at Route 215 and Route15/29.

2.      Route 28:

    • Spot safety and intersection improvements including turn lanes and signalization, where needed, from Route 15/29 to the Prince William County line.

3.      Route 15/29/17/Opal Interchange

4.      Route 15/29/East Shirley Avenue:

    • Initiate design study for a future interchange at south entrance/exit to Warrenton , Virginia .

5.      Business Route 15/29:

    • Curb/gutter and widen road in the Town of Remington , Virginia.

6.      Route 15/29 and Route 28:

    • Future interchange concept development.

7.      Route 15/29:

    • Extend three (3) box culverts between Route 28 and Route 786 southbound lane.

8.      Interstate 66:

    • Extend acceleration lane that leads from Route 17 southbound to Interstate 66 eastbound (south of Delaplane , Virginia ).

9.      Route 15/29:

    • Accelerate the planning process for the eventual six-laning and interchanges from Route 15/29/17 Bypass north of Warrenton , Virginia to the Prince William County line.