Augusta, Nelson and Albemarle counties - I-64 Active Traffic Safety Management System (ATSMS)
Project at a Glance
Approximately $8 million
Lengths and Limits
11-miles long; From mile marker 96 to mile marker 107 on I-64.
Albemarle, Augusta, and Nelson
This project is located on Interstate 64 through the Afton Mountain area. It entails installing variable speed limit signs at locations on eastbound and westbound I-64 between mile marker 96 and mile marker 107 to alert motorists of reduced speeds caused by potentially adverse conditions, such as fog, wind, vehicle incidents or congestion. Dynamic message boards along the corridor will provide information regarding reduced speeds.
A Citizen Information Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building, 503 West Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980.
Benefits of Project
The study will define the concept of operations and system requirements.
The goal of the proposed project will reduce the severity and frequency of accidents by deploying a Variable Speed Limit (VSL) system during adverse weather and road conditions.