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package of projects to improve the Route 29 corridor north of Charlottesville was approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board June 18, 2014, in the 2015 - 20 update to the Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP). 

The improvements include four existing projects that received additional funding to complete construction:

Three new projects were also added, with full funding to complete construction:

Funding for study and preliminary engineering for improvements to the intersection of Hydraulic Road and Route 29 is included in the Route 29 Solutions package. At the request of Charlottesville, VDOT agreed to include the extension of Hillsdale Drive south to Holiday Drive in the Hydraulic Road intersection study.

The transportation board also approved full funding for a second passenger train between Lynchburg and Washington, D.C.