Avon Street

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Avon Street connects the Downtown Mall with the Belmont-Carlton neighborhood via the Belmont Bridge. The portion of Avon Street north of Monticello Avenue is part of Virginia State Route 20. In Albemarle County, the road is signed Avon Street Extended or County Road 742, whose southern terminus is Scottsville Road. Avon Street is one of the city's designated entrance corridors.

The street also crosses the CSX Railroad tracks that separate downtown Charlottesville from Belmont via the Belmont Bridge.


History

Avon Street replaced 6th Street SE as the major north-south entrance to Charlottesville sometime in the 1970's or 1980's. [1]

Corridor study

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The firm Line + Grade is working on a corridor study. [2] The $78,200 in funding comes from the Neighborhood Improvement Funding Initiative and the study is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. [3] The county maintains a website on the study.


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References

  1. Web. City of Charlottesville Strategic Investment Area Plan, Cunningham Quill, Cunningham Quill, December 13, 2013, retrieved July 28, 2014.
  2. Web. Avon Corridor Study, Website, Albemarle County Department of Community Development, retrieved April 22, 2019.
  3. Web. Capital Projects Status Report - 2nd Quarter CY2019, Status Report, Facilities & Environmental Services Department Facilities Planning & Construction Division, August 7, 2019, retrieved August 16, 2019.

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