LY05: US Route 221 - Oakley Ave

LY05 Overview Map

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

Last updated: May 23, 2024

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