meadowcreek parkway

Meadow Creek Parkway amid icy trees
Published on Jan 23rd, 2012
2 comments The just-completed weekend was gorgeous with its combination of ice-covered trees and very few power outages or roadway hazards. Few places near town were as scenic as the Meadow Creek Parkway...
Meadow Creek Parkway: Rubber hits road
Published on Jan 12th, 2012
18 comments The man touted as instrumental in getting what was long called the Meadow Creek Parkway built– or at least 1.4 miles of it– wasn't there. Former U.S. Senator John W. Warner, 84, checked...
What do you think of the John W. Warner Parkway?
Published on Jan 11th, 2012
Verdant Parkway: County's part likely to open in January
Published on Dec 15th, 2011
1 comments With no opposition– only advice– from Charlottesville City Council and with the Albemarle Supervisors having resolved to open the Melbourne-to-Rio Road portion, the county's stretch of...
Ready to roll? Boyd pushes Meadowcreek Parkway opening
Published on Dec 5th, 2011
29 comments Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd wants the Meadowcreek Parkway open, and he wants it open now– or at least by December 8. Boyd introduced a resolution to the Board of Supervisors at its November 2...
Meadowcreek interchange clears fed hurdle
Published on Oct 1st, 2010
5 comments The Federal Highway Administration has signed off on plans for the Meadowcreek Parkway interchange at McIntire Road and the U.S. 250 bypass, and says the project has no significant environmental...
Meadowcreek Parkway lawsuit smashed
Published on Apr 24th, 2010
26 comments The lawsuit by a local group trying to stop construction of the Meadowcreek Parkway has stopped at the Virginia Supreme Court. The next effort to halt the long-planned, already begun connector...
No biggie: Letter doesn't stop Meadowcreek Parkway
Published on Jul 20th, 2009
6 comments VDOT needs a permit to put a culvert in a tributary of Shenks Creek; the Army Corps of Engineers needs more information. FILE PHOTO BY GORDON BLOCK A four-paragraph July 16 letter from the Army Corps...
Admit defeat? Plaintiffs lose one battle against Parkway
Published on Jul 1st, 2009
21 comments Construction on the Meadowcreek Parkway will continue after Judge's ruling, for now. FILE PHOTO BY GORDON BLOCK After waiting for nearly six weeks, a group of Charlottesville citizens fighting...
Judge Swett lets Parkway roll
Published on Jun 30th, 2009
1 comments Bryan McKenzie has the story in the Progress about the latest in the ongoing saga of the Meadowcreek Parkway.
Do you recognize this arson clue?
Published on Jun 25th, 2009
4 comments Authorities want the public's assistance in the construction equipment arson along the path of the proposed Meadowcreek Parkway. If you recognize the origin of this pizza box, callĀ  the Albemarle...
Parkway arson: $110K damage at Meadowcreek
Published on Jun 17th, 2009
13 comments Approximately $110,000 worth of construction materials, including a backhoe, for the controversial Meadowcreek Parkway have been destroyed in what is now labeled arson and vandalism. Charlottesville...
Illegal transfer? Anti-Parkway plaintiffs make their case
Published on May 20th, 2009
47 comments A Virginia Beach-based surveying crew works the area around the Parkway along Route 250 on Wednesday, May 20. PHOTO BY GORDON BLOCK Kenneth Shirley is not excited about the prospect of returning...
Preservation Group laments Parkway in park
Published on May 19th, 2009
16 comments Preservation Virginia announced Monday, May 18, that McIntire Park has been named to its annual list of Virginia's most endangered sites, due to the already-commenced construction of the Meadowcreek...
Meadowcreek Parkway: One word or two?
Published on Aug 14th, 2003
0 comments The parkway that's long been on the books is known as Meadowcreek– one word, not two. And no one seems to know why. Will Rieley, the landscape architect Charlottesville hired to advise the city...