Orphanage Road to North of Hunting Hills Road


The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, operations, transportation demand management, and bicycle/pedestrian/transit improvements along U.S. 41 (Franklin Tpke.) between Orphanage Rd. and north of Hunting Hills Rd. in Pittsylvania County is complete.

project purpose

The purpose of this study is to analyze the safety and operational issues identified along the U.S. 41 (Franklin Turnpike) corridor between Orphanage Road and north of Hunting Hills Road, with a focus on providing safety improvements and enhanced bicycle, pedestrian, and transit access. The project recommendations made as part of this study may be developed into future funding applications for SMART SCALE and other transportation funding programs.

study partners

  • Pittsylvania County
  • Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • EPR

key points of contact

District Lead: Rick Youngblood

Lead Consultant: Jeanie Alexander


Phase 1 May - August 2023 Diagnose Problems/Conduct Initial Public Outreach/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 September - December 2023 Evaluate Preliminary Alternatives/Conduct Public Outreach and Obtain Feedback/Select Preferred Alternatives
Phase 3 January-July 2024  Conduct Risk Assessment/Develop and Refine Preferred Alternatives/Prepare Cost Estimate and Investment Strategy