Hydraulic Road Intersection Study
Improvement of this intersection will address geometric and operational deficiencies in the existing intersection. They will also improve the ability of the intersection and the nearby network to handle the increased volume of traffic and the variety of transportation modes, including pedestrians, bicyclists and mass transit that use the intersection.
What is Proposed?
This project is funded for study and preliminary engineering of potential improvements to the intersection of Route 29 (Emmet Street) and Hydraulic Road and the associated road network.
Several previous studies done by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission have identified the intersection as a high priority for improvements to enhance safety and reduce congestion on Route 29, Hydraulic Road and the Route 250 Bypass.
At a Glance
Feb. 6, 2017: Begin land-use study
April 17, 2017: Begin transportation study
Aug. 31, 2017: Complete land-use study
June 2018: Complete transportation study & draft SmartScale application
Cost$10 million (Preliminary engineering only)
Lengths and Limits0.85 mile, from the Route 250 Bypass to the north Charlottesville city limits
Charlottesville & Albemarle County
Information and Resources
29H250 Study, Phase 1. Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, May 2003
29H250 Study, Phase 2.Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, September 2004