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The Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization is seeking public input on amendments to its transportation plan. Amendment #4 includes four priority transportation needs and ten projects identified as priorities to pursue for the Roanoke Valley, adding new projects to the budget list which have received funding, projects with updated costs greater than 10% over original costs, and adding new priority projects to the vision list. An interactive map and more information are available at https://rvarc.org.

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* 1. Do you agree that these are the priority transportation needs of the Roanoke Valley? 

  Yes No Not sure or no opinion
Provide a safer way for people to walk and bike to destinations in Salem, Roanoke City, and Roanoke County.
Congestion in Exit 150 Park and Ride Lot – too small for use by commuters and AT users.
Left turn lane on Peters Creek Road eastbound to Valleypointe Parkway is too short for stacking vehicles.
Reduce Congestion on Route 460 East of I-581

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* 2. Do you agree that these projects are priorities to reduce congestion on Route 460 East of I-581?

  Yes No Not sure or no opinion
Orange Avenue & Kimball Avenue/Plantation Road
Widen side street approaches on Kimball Avenue and Plantation Road. Lengthen WB left turn lane on Orange Avenue at Kimball Avenue.
Orange Avenue at Williamson Road Intersection Modifications
Accommodate geometric and signal timing changes including dual EB left turn lanes and improvements on the north leg of Williamson Road.
Orange Avenue at I-581 interchange reconfiguration
Potential signalization of both I-581 off-ramps to eliminate weaving issues. A study in FY22 will clarify recommended improvements and cost.
Route 460 and Alternate Route 220 intersection improvements
Reconstruct the intersection with a Displaced Left Turn configuration.

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* 3. Do you agree that these projects are priorities to Provide a safer way for people to walk and bike to destinations in Salem, Roanoke City, and Roanoke County?

  Yes No Not sure or no opinion
Build Roanoke River Greenway – Mill Lane / West Riverside Drive
In Salem, construct a 10’ wide paved greenway trail from the trailhead on Mill Lane / W. Riverside Drive along the Roanoke River to Riverside Park. $450,000 (~0.2 mi.)
Build Roanoke River Greenway – Apperson Drive to Cook Drive
In Salem, construct a 10’ wide paved greenway trail from $1,000,000 (<0.1 mi.)
Build Roanoke River Greenway – Underhill Section
In the City of Roanoke, construct a 10’ wide paved greenway trail from the trailhead at the Water Treatment Sewage Plan to the existing trail end on Underhill Avenue. $6,406,000 (~0.6 mi.)
Build Roanoke River Greenway – Approx. 1.2 mi. along the Roanoke River parallel to Highland Road
In Roanoke County, construct a 10’ paved greenway trail along the Roanoke River, east of the Water Pollution Control Plant and west of the Blue Ridge Parkway on private parcels. $6,605,000.

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* 4. Do you agree that this project is a priority to address "Left turn lane on Peters Creek Road eastbound to Valleypointe Parkway is too short for stacking vehicles"?

  Yes No Not sure or no opinion
I-581 & Peters Creek Road Interchange Improvements (enhancing access to Valleypointe Dr.)
Close two I-581 off-ramps with substandard weave movements. Signalize remaining I-581 off-ramps, restrict left turns from SB Thirlane Road to minimize conflict points near interchange ramps. Add a downstream U-turn along Peters Creek Rd for re-directed left turns. Add a second EB Peters Creek left turn lane onto Valleypointe Pkwy to increase capacity. Add pedestrian and bicycle accommodations along Peters Creek Rd. $28,200,000.

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* 5. Do you agree that this project is a priority to address "Congestion in Exit 150 Park and Ride Lot – too small for use by commuters and AT users"?

  Yes No Not sure or no opinion
Exit 150 Park and Ride Expansion
Construct a new Park and Ride facility near Exit 150 in Daleville to include bus shelters, bicycle racks, sidewalks, and wayfinding signs. $11,000,000.

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* 6. Do you have any comments on these or other priorities in Amendment #4 of the Roanoke Valley Transportation Plan?

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* 7. Do you know of other transportation problems in the Roanoke Valley?

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