News

“Bypass 29 Now” Launches Campaign

“Bypass 29 Now” Launches Campaign

Photo: WINA

A new group called “Bypass 29 Now” will go to bat for the proposed Western Bypass. Paul Wright, who’s a past chairman of the Albemarle Architectural Review Board, supports the project. Wright believes bypass opponents have misled the public on air quality issues. He says the new organization will use social media such as Facebook to fight the bypass critics. Many environmental groups are trying to get the new McAuliffe administration in Richmond to pull the plug on the bypass. Jeff Werner of the Piedmont Environmental Council believes the road’s supporters are promising too much.  The PEC and other environmental groups have opposed the bypass for decades.

 

Latest Stories

in Music

Whitesnake rocker David Coverdale relives time with Deep Purple

coverdale

The band's 12th studio album, "The Purple Album," will be Coverdale and company's first with new guitarist Joel Hoekstra.

in Music

Ian Anderson dashes hopes of original Jethro Tull reunion

jethrotull

The frontman insists there will be no classic line-up reunion.

in Sports

WATCH: Kevin Garnett’s biggest fan

10-overlay

On the night of KG's return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, one longtime fan was turning heads.