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USBR 1 Improvements – Richmond & Northern Virginia

USBR1 Heading into Downtown Richmond on Second Street

USBR1 Heading into Downtown Richmond on Second Street

The City of Richmond has added bikelanes to the Second Street connector of US Bike Route 1  where the route enters downtown Richmond.  Though only .3 miles long, this  scenic section of the  route connects to  US 1/301 and crosses the James River, passing by the historic, Tredegar Iron Works, Belle Isle and the Virginia War Memorial.

USBR 1 in Front of the Virginia War Memorial

USBR 1 in Front of the Virginia War Memorial

USBR 1  is the major, east coast,  on-road route running from Maine to Florida.

Northern VA Changes

The Virginia Department of Transportation is in the process of realigning sections of the route in Northern Virginia. VDOT will accept input and comments on the potential route alternatives until December 16.

The virtual meeting, containing maps and online comment forms, can be found at: http://bit.ly/1gsP6wN Please submit your comments.

Virginia was one of the first states with a US Bike Route designated by AASHTO and has a combined 838 miles of marked USBRs.

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