East Roanoke River Greenway Gap, City of Roanoke to the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Community Meeting

A community meeting will be held to review and discuss preliminary greenway alignments for the area between the Western Virginia Water Authority Water Pollution Control Plant and the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

Date:         June 30, 2022

Time:         5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Open House-Style where you can come and go

Location:  Explore Park Visitor Center, 56 Roanoke River Parkway, Roanoke, VA 24014

Roanoke County and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) staff are collaborating on this project.  Representatives from both agencies will be present to answer questions.

Community Meeting Letter

Exhibits from the meeting, as well as an online survey, will be posted here on July 1.

Overview

What is going on?Roanoke River Greenway Status Map June 2022

The Roanoke River Greenway is an important regional project that will eventually run over 30 miles along the Roanoke River linking Montgomery County to Explore Park. As a part of this regional greenway, we are evaluating how best to route the greenway from the Western Virginia Water Authority Water Pollution Control Plant to the Blue Ridge Parkway.                   

Funding ERRG Overview Map March 2022 Opens in new window

There is no funding for this project at this time.  Roanoke County is collaborating with VDOT to determine a project scope to submit a grant application this summer.