- September 5 – The Albemarle Planning Commission held a Work Session to discuss the preliminary draft recommendations and maps of the Pantops Master Plan, with an emphasis on Transportation and neighborhood connections in Pantops. The Executive Summary report cited a priority of the Pantops Master Plan was to improve linkages to the City of Charlottesville and noted "road crossings of the Rivanna River, south of Free Bridge, have been explored, including a connector to High Street from the Pantops Shopping Center and a connection from State Farm Boulevard to Market Street.
- October 31 – The Draft Pantops Master Plan was issued on this day, among the items recommended for consideration - a Eastern Connector and a second Rivanna River Crossing south of Free Bridge into City of Charlottesville. The draft Master Plan also recommended future improvements at Rt.250/Rt 20 and the I-64 Interchange and the relocation of Hansen’s Mountain Road. The final Pantops Master Plan was adopted on March 17, 2008; amended on July 16, 2011 and again on June 10, 2015.
- https://www.albemarle.org/upload/images/forms_center/departments/community_development/forms/Pantops_Master_Plan/PMP_Approved_Plan_3-17-08.pdf on September 5, 2006 page 6
- http://www.albemarle.org/upload/images/forms_center/departments/community_development/forms/pantops_master_plan/pantops-master-plan-green-infrastructure-transportation.pdf Page 31