Environmental Impact Case Study: Route 220, Fincastle to Eagle Rock: Project 0220-002-106

Report No: 70-R50

Published in 1971

About the report:

At the request of the Environmental Quality Division, the Environmental and Economics Section of the Virginia Highway Research Council conducted a study to determine the probable socioeconomic and environmental impact of the proposed dual-laning of Route 220 between Fincastle and Eagle Rock. This evaluation was a part of the Highway Department's effort to ensure in the proposal stage that projects will complement the environment they traverse.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


Other Authors

Scott Schafer, L. Ellis Walton, Michael Dixon

Last updated: December 4, 2023

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