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Supervisors To Hold Public Hearing On New 29 North Plan

Supervisors To Hold Public Hearing On New 29 North Plan

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The Albemarle Supervisors will hold a public hearing later this month on a new package of possible improvements for 29 North. They have agreed to let the public react to a more than $203 million plan that former VDOT Commissioner Philip Shucet has presented to the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Former CTB member Carter Myers (pictured) owns a car dealership on 29 North, and he opposes a possible new interchange at 29 and Rio Road. The supervisors will held their public hearing at 6 p.m. on May 27th in the main County Office Building. The local Metropolitan Planning Organization is expected to take up the same issue later that week.

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