Environmental Impact Case Study: Martinsville Bypass

Report No: 70-R55

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 an environmental impact study of the proposed Route 220 bypass around Martinsville. This evaluation of the social, economic, and environmental considerations was initiated as part of the 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

Daniel D. McGeehan, L. Ellis Walton, Scott Schafer, Michael Dixon

Last updated: February 12, 2024

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