LY05: US Route 221 - Oakley Ave

Route 163 (Memorial Ave)


The survey regarding potential transportation safety, congestion, and bicycle/pedestrian improvements at the intersection of Route 221 (Oakley Ave.) and Route 163 (Memorial Ave.) is complete.

project purpose

The purpose of the project is to address the vehicular and pedestrian safety concerns, congestion mitigation, and capacity preservation at the US Route 221 (Oakley Ave) and Route 163 (Memorial Ave) intersection. The study intersection is identified as VTrans Priority 1 Node; and the project aims to identify medium and long-term solutions for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians.

study partners

City of Lynchburg

Central Virginia Transportation Planning Organization

key points of contact

District Lead: Rick Youngblood

Lead Consultant: Stuart Samberg 


Phase 1 August 2021 – September 2021 Problem Diagnosis/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 October 2021 – March 2022 Stakeholder/Public engagement and feedback
Phase 3 March 2022 – July 2022 Investment strategy cost estimation and refinement


LY05 Executive Summary Phase 1 - PDF, 11MB
LY05 Executive Summary Phase 2 - PDF, 780KB
LY05 Stakeholder Presentation Phase 1 (Slides 24-26 specifically relate to LY05) - PDF, 3MB
LY05 Stakeholder Presentation Phase 2 (Slides 28-38 specifically relate to LY05) - PDF, 4.3MB
LY05 Public Engagement Summary Phase 2 - PDF, 379KB
LY05 Final Report - PDF, 5MB