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CSPDC Updates Mitigation Plan

In January, the CSPDC began updating the Central Shenandoah Valley All Hazards Mitigation Plan that was created in 2005 and previously updated in 2013. During the update, hazards are examined, risks assessed, and mitigation options such as local planning/regulations, structure and infrastructure projects, and education/awareness programs are identified. Under Title 44 of the […]

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SMART Scale Projects Scored

The Secretary of Transportation released a list of scored and ranked SMART SCALEproject applications to the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) on January 15, 2019. The list included the top scoring projects proposed for funding. SMART SCALE projects are funded through a Statewide High Priority Project fund, and through District Grant funds. Nine […]

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HOME Funds Awarded

The HOME Down Payment Assistance Program in the Central Shenandoah Valley region has received funding to assist approximately eight first-time, low to moderate income homebuyers in 2019. Created to help eligible homebuyers obtain safe and affordable housing, this program has helped approximately 250 people in our region grow their personal wealth and […]

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CSPDC Welcomes New Commissioners

Mr. Butch Wells was appointed to the CSPDC Commission to represent Augusta County. He is a member of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors and a retired Chief of Police for the City of Staunton. Mr. Sal Romero was appointed as the City of Harrisonburg’s representative to the CSPDC to replace […]

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HRMPO Studies Port Republic Road

The Harrisonburg – Rockingham MPO is conducting an operational and safety analysis of the Port Republic Road corridor between South Main Street and Devon Lane in Harrisonburg and testing the outcomes of specific treatments to determine their effectiveness. The results supported by 3-D visualizations and measurable benefits, will provide decision […]

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