Tag: Albemarle County

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Albemarle County announces hiring of economic development director

After a rigorous recruitment and applicant screening process, Albemarle County is pleased to announce Roger Johnson as its new Economic Development Director effective April 2, 2018.


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Chesapeake teen takes Uber, falls asleep, ends up in Albemarle County

At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Virginia State Police Appomattox Emergency Communications Center received a #77 call from a disoriented 16-year-old female who was a passenger in a vehicle traveling west on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County.


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Rt. 629 bridge over Doyles River in Albemarle County restricted to 10-ton weight limit

The bridge over the Doyles River on Route 629 (Browns Gap Turnpike) in Albemarle County is restricted to vehicles weighing less than 10 tons. The Virginia Department of Transportation posted the weight restriction following a recent analysis of the bridge’s condition.


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Albemarle County physician facing eight additional felony charges

An Albemarle County grand jury returned eight additional felony charges against Albemarle Pain Management Associates Clinic physician Mark H. Dean on Feb. 5.


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Lighthouse Instruments to create 10 new jobs, expand medical manufacturing operation in Albemarle County

Lighthouse Instruments, a world leader in laser test and measurement systems for pharmaceutical process monitoring, will invest $4.8 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Albemarle County.


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Route 53 in Albemarle County closed overnight Wednesday for pipe replacement

The pipe replacement on Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) in Albemarle County has been rescheduled due to weather. The road will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 to 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1.


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Albemarle County clarifies position on court relocation opportunities

On December 20, 2017, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors provided staff with desired next steps regarding government operations/courts relocation opportunities.


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Albemarle County endorses plan on redevelopment of Southwood Mobile Home Park

On Wednesday night, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors unanimously endorsed an action plan for the redevelopment of the Southwood Mobile Home Park.


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McAuliffe announces park partnership with Albemarle County to open Biscuit Run

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a partnership with Albemarle County to open Biscuit Run park to the public. Governor McAuliffe and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) signed a 99-year lease with Albemarle County for the property.


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Albemarle County Christmas tree recycling details

It’s almost that time of year again!  The Albemarle County Parks & Recreation Department will host its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program.


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Albemarle County leaders provide direction on courthouse

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday to provide staff with direction on desired next steps regarding government operations/courts relocation opportunities.


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Albemarle County endorses mission from draft economic development strategic plan

Albemarle County leaders have endorsed the mission and guiding principles of the Draft Economic Development Strategic Plan.


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Albemarle County releases 2017 Citizen Survey Results

Albemarle County released the results of its 2017 Citizen Survey, which indicates that citizens continue to rate overall quality of life in the County very high.


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New traffic pattern Oct. 9 at Rt. 20-53 intersection

On Monday, motorists are advised to use caution traveling through the intersection of Route 20 and Route 53 in Albemarle County while traffic adjusts to a new traffic pattern.


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Albemarle County acquisition of conservation easements applications accepted through Oct. 31

Albemarle County is accepting applications now through October 31, 2017 for the Acquisition of Conservation Easements Program.


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Bridge deck work on Route 20 in Albemarle County begins today

Crews will perform bridge deck patching work on the Route 20 (Scottsville Road) bridge over the James River in Albemarle County.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: Sept. 11-15

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County appoints new county executive

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is announcing the appointment of Jeffrey Richardson as County Executive for Albemarle County.


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Route 641 bridge in Albemarle County to close for rehabilitation Sept. 11

VDOT will close the Route 641 bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway in Albemarle County on Sept. 11 for rehabilitation.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: Sept. 4-8

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County hosting multiple public input sessions

Albemarle County is currently evaluating its zoning ordinance as it relates to Residential Transient Occupancy.


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Route 641 bridge in Albemarle County closed Aug. 28-Sept. 1

The Route 641 (Burnley Station Road) bridge over Preddy Creek in Albemarle County will be closed to traffic beginning Aug. 28.


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Hydraulic study update Wednesday at Charlottesville High School

The Route 29 Solutions Hydraulic Planning Advisory Panel will hold a public meeting on Wednesday.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of Aug. 21-25

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of Aug. 14-18

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County leaders comment on Aug. 12 events

Statement from Diantha McKeel, chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, on the events of Aug. 12.


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Albemarle County seeking public input on courts projects

Albemarle County leaders are seeking public opinion on a significant decision regarding needed improvements of the County’s court facilities.


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Hydraulic planning panel meets Thursday

The Route 29 Hydraulic Planning Advisory Panel will hold its next meeting from 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Transportation Research Council.


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Albemarle County considers public-private partnership on courts project

Albemarle County has contracted with Stantec in the exploration of a public/private partnership to relocate the Circuit and General District courts.


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Route 640 in Albemarle County closed next week: Repairs to railroad bridge

The Route 640 (Gilbert Station Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Albemarle County will be closed to traffic next week.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of Aug. 7-11

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County receives achievement awards from National Association of Counties

Albemarle County has been recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of July 31-Aug. 4

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Harmful algae bloom occurring on Chris Greene Lake in Albemarle County

Chris Greene Lake in Albemarle County is experiencing a harmful algae bloom that is a naturally occurring circumstance.


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Rio Road/Greenbrier Drive signal in flash mode

A hardware issue has caused the traffic signal to enter flash mode at the intersection of Rio Road East and Greenbrier Drive in Albemarle County.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of July 24-28

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County expands citizen survey with online option

This year, Albemarle County has the opportunity to expand the reach of The National Citizen Survey™ with an opt-in online survey, at no additional cost.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alert: Week of July 17-21

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Two dead in head-on crash on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County

Two people are dead after a head-on crash near the 114 mile marker on Interstate 64 in Albemarle County early Sunday.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: July 10-14

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County earns national SolSmart designation for solar energy growth

Albemarle County has received a new designation as SolSmart Bronze, an achievement that recognizes communities for its efforts to go solar.


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McAuliffe announces opening of two Route 29 Solutions projects in Albemarle County

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the opening of the last two Route 29 Solutions design-build projects.


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Third lane open on Route 29 widening project

Three lanes are open in each direction on Route 29 between Polo Grounds Road and Towncenter Drive in Albemarle County.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: July 3-7

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: June 26-30

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Ivy Road sidewalk project soil borings, utility test holes

Contractors will be taking soil borings and making utility test holes to verify the location and depth of underground utilities on Ivy Road.


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Albemarle County finance director announces retirement

Albemarle County’s Director of Finance, Betty J. Burrell, announced her departure from this leadership role effective January 1, 2018.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: June 19-23

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Route 29 Solutions Traffic Alerts: June 12-16

The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville.


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Albemarle County seeks resident opinion

Albemarle County is one of many jurisdictions in the U.S. to participate in The National Citizen Survey™ in 2017.