Thursday, July 28, 2011

City Council candidate: Stop work on Meadow Creek Parkway

28 July 2011

By: Daily Progress Staff Reports
The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)

"Charlottesville City Council candidate Brandon Collins called Thursday for the immediate disclosure of the state's new plans for the Meadow Creek Parkway and insisted that construction be delayed until after this year's election.

Collins, who describes himself as a socialist candidate, said no construction should begin in McIntire Park until any new plans are available for review by the public and the council.

'VDOT's sudden change of location for the McIntire Road Extended is an effort to avoid a court issued injunction and suggests that the plans for the Meadow Creek Parkway in its entirety, including McIntire Road Extended and the Interchange at the 250 Bypass, is in violation of U.S. environmental law,' Collins said in a statement...."

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