Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Raymond E. Graham, Chairman, Cedar Run District Supervisor

November 10, 2005

Staff Lead:


Elizabeth A. Cook, Chief of Planning

Community Development


A Resolution to Establish a Working Group to Examine the Potential for a Buckland Bypass With Prince William County

Topic Description:

In the 2005 session, the Virginia General Assembly authorized funding for a study of a possible alternative to Route 15 between Route 29 and Interstate 66 in Fauquier and Prince William Counties.  Associated with this authorization, the Virginia Department of Transportation identified $100,000 in its 2005-2006 Six-Year Improvement Program for a Pre-NEPA Study of a Buckland Bypass.


The proposed resolution indicates the County’s willingness to participate in the joint study, with the Virginia Department of Transportation Culpeper District and Fauquier County serving as the lead agencies on the oversight and coordination of the study.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impact Analysis:

The Virginia Department of Transportation will fund $100,000 toward this study.


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

Virginia Department of Transportation

Prince William County

County Residents