West Main Streetscape
|West Main Streetscape|
1. Preserve and enhance urban qualities
2. Improve pedestrian and vehicular circulation
|Location||NDS Conference Room|
|Sponsor||Charlottesville, University of Virginia|
|Next meeting||PLACE Task Force, December 13, 2012|
Project to improve streetscape on West Main Street from JPA to Ridge/McIntire. It will include wider sidewalks, street trees, lighting and undergrounding of utilities. Funded portions will include $750,000 to match University of Virginia for portion from JPA to Roosevelt Brown Boulevard, and $300,000 to match developer for portion from Ridge to 4th Street. Kimley-Horn designing portion from JPA to Roosevelt Brown Boulevard.
|Contact||Jim Tolbert, Director, Neighborhood Development Services, Charlottesville|
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The West Main Streetscape is a coordinated plan to make West Main Street more welcoming to pedestrians and safer for bicycles. In November 2012, the PLACE Design Task Force was asked to weigh in on the project given that development of the Marriott Residence Inn will begin in 2013 at 301 West Main as well as the Plaza on West Main. 
- ↑ Web. PLACE task force considers West Main and Belmont Bridge, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, November 9, 2012, retrieved November 12, 2012.