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Posted on: January 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] January 13 Community Meeting: Route 460 (Challenger Avenue) Land Use and Connectivity Study

460 Corridor

A community meeting to discuss the U.S. Route 460 Land Use and Connectivity Study will be held Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Bonsack Elementary School Cafeteria located at 5437 Crumpacker Drive, Roanoke, VA 24019.

At this open-house style meeting, attendees can come and go as they please. The purpose of the meeting is to gather feedback and suggestions from residents and business owners alike on materials related to the study’s goals.  

Please note that a second community meeting will take place in May 2022

Visit www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov/460Study to learn more about the study and to complete a survey by January 28, 2022.

The U.S. Route 460 Land Use and Connectivity Study will guide future decisions and actions in the Challenger Avenue corridor over the next 15 to 20 years.  The goals of the U.S. Route 460 Land Use and Connectivity Study are to:

1)    Recommend ways to travel around the Bonsack community that are alternatives to Route 460/Challenger Avenue;
2)    Consider existing zoning classifications and future land use designations to determine potential changes to match desired development types; and
3)    Examine existing at-grade railroad crossings for potential improvements that may create development opportunities between the railroad and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

For more information contact:
Megan Cronise, Roanoke County Transportation Planning Administrator

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