The board was also expected to endorse two regional Smart Scale applications for projects in the county— both related to I-81.

The submissions will be reviewed by VDOT and move on to the Commonwealth Transportation Board, which will decide later in the year what projects get added to the state’s six-year road improvement plan. Generally, projects added to the road improvement plan go into the sixth year, so work on any funded project is likely at least seven years out.

County officials held an open house last Thursday at Greenfield Education and Training Center so the public could view and make comments on the county’s proposed road projects— all of which are in the Daleville/Greenfield area.

One of the projects was detailed in last week’s Herald— a proposed restricted crossing U-turn intersection, or RCUT, is the VDOT’s favored alternative for handling traffic at the US 220 intersection with International Parkway that leads into the industrial/commerce park and Ashley Way that leads into Ashley Plantation.

A second project, similar RCUTs at five median crossovers on US 220 in Daleville, was also expected to get the supervisors’…

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