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Manchester Bridge Buffered Bike Lane Project

On September 9, Mayor Dwight Jones and Max Hepp-Buchanan, Director of Bike Walk RVA, joined in opening the new bike lanes on the Manchester Bridge. Here are some of the details about the Buffered Bike Lane Project as well as the Mayor's remarks from today.

Manchester Bridge Buffered Bike Lane details

Project Scope – 1.2 miles of buffered bike lanes extending from the bridge ramps at the south end of the bridge to E. Cary Street, with use of green pavement markings at conflict zones.Total cost including design and construction - $150,000 
Lee Bridge Buffered Bike Lane details

Project Scope – 1.8 miles of buffered and standard bike lanes extending from W. 20th Street and Riverside Drive to S. 2nd Street, connecting with the existing bike lanes. Use of green pavement markings at conflict zones, including extending the lanes across the three bridge ramps.Construction of the city’s first contraflow bike lane along Oregon Hill Parkway and under the Lee Bridge, allowing bicyclists to access…