The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the City of Radford propose to construct Phase I of a new 2 lane connector road from Tyler Avenue to East Main Street. Phase I shall include reconstruction of the existing skewed Tyler Avenue/Auburn Avenue intersection, construction of approximately 620LF of the Connector Road, and the construction of approximately 900LF of re-aligned Auburn Avenue.
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 23 CFR Part 771, a Categorical Exclusion (CE) has been prepared to evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed Tyler Avenue/East Main Connector and was approved by the Federal Highway Administration for public availability. In accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106 and 36 CFR Part 800, information concerning the potential effects of the proposed project on properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places has been provided in the CE.
The document is available for review and comment for 10 business days at the City of Radford Office located at 10 Robertson Street, Radford, Virginia. Please call ahead at 540-731-3603. Please call ahead to ensure the availability of appropriate personnel to answer your questions. The comment period expires March 24, 2021. Comment regarding the document should be mailed to the City Manager at City of Radford Office, 10 Robertson Street, Radford, VA 24141; or emailed to radfordengineering@
radfordva.gov. Please reference “Tyler/E. Main Connector – Categorical Exclusion” in the subject line.
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