1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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VDOT transfers Rt. 15 bridge (language only)

Item 523 #1c

Item 523 #1c

Transportation, Department of

Page 408, after line 48, insert:
"K. The Department of Transportation is hereby required to transfer title to the existing Route 15 bridge over the Rivanna River at Palmyra to the Fluvanna County Historical Society as a bicycle/pedestrian bridge after a new bridge is constructed.  The existing bridge shall be transferred in good condition and only after necessary repairs and maintenance are completed, including but not limited to, repairing the scouring of the piers and re-painting the bridge.   The Department shall also provide $250,000 the second year from State Highway Maintenance and Operating funds and/or federal Surface Transportation Program "Enhancement" funds to a maintenance trust fund established for the purpose of maintaining the bridge in perpetuity."

(This amendment allows the existing bridge over the Rivanna River at Palmyra in Fluvanna County to be used as a bicycle/pedestrian bridge providing access to the Heritage Trail and Historic Gateway Park.)