Project Documents

City Council Presentation (5/15/17)

The design team presented the West Main Street Schematic Design to City Council on May 15th, 2017 for approval. The Powerpoint presentation can be found using the link below:

City Council Presentation (PDF)

 
Approved Schematic Design Drawings

Please use the link below to download the technical Schematic Design drawings for the West Main Street Streetscape project:

Approved Schematic Design Drawings (PDF 100.3mb)

 
Project Report

Please use the link below to download the Project Initiation and Schematic Design Report for the West Main Street Streetscape project:

Project Initiation and Schematic Design Report (PDF 52.6mb)

 
Traffic Study Results

See the link below to review the West Main Street Traffic Study completed as part of the Schematic Design process:

Traffic Study (PDF)

 
Board of Architectural Review (BAR) Work Session (2/28/17)

Please use the link below to download presentation materials from the February 28th BAR Work Session:

BAR West Main Street Streetscape Schematic Design (PDF)

 
Steering Committee Meeting (1/14/16)

Please use the links below to download presentation materials from the January 14th Steering Committee meeting.

West Main Street Streetscape (PDF)

Steering Committee Meeting (12/17/15)

Please use the links below to download presentation materials from the December 17th Steering Committee meeting.

Master Plan: December 2014 (PDF)
Alternative 1 (JPG)
Alternative 2 (JPG)
Turn Lanes (JPG)

 
City Council Work Session #2

On March 23rd, 2015, the design team presented recommendations of the West Main Street Streetscape Master Plan to the Charlottesville City Council. Please use the link provided below to download the presentation (PDF).

West Main Street Action Plan
West Main Street Illustrative Boards

 
Draft Form-Based Code Recommendations

On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, the design team presented the draft Form-Based Code recommendations for West Main Street. Please use the link below to view presentation materials.

Presentation of Draft Form-Based Code
Zoning of West Main St.

 
Existing Conditions Memo

Please use the link below to download a memorandum which details the existing conditions of West Main Street.

Existing Conditions Memo

 
Parking Study

Please use the link below to download the West Main Street Parking Study:

West Main Street Parking Study

 
Council Work Session

On December 18th, the design team presented the West Main Street Streetscape Master Plan, Parking Study and Urban Design Framework to the Charlottesville City Council. Please see the links below to download / view meeting materials (PDFs).

West Main Street Action Plan

 
Project Update #3

On August 5th, 2014, the design team held a third public meeting for the West Main Street project. This meeting served as an opportunity to view and provide input on the draft Master Plan. Please see the links below to download / view meeting materials (PDFs).

1. Public Meeting Agenda
2. Powerpoint Presentation
3. What We Have Learned
4. Key Prinicples
5. Existing Street Cross Sections
6. Proposed Street Cross Sections
7. Right of Way Configuration
8. Illustrative Streetscape Plan
9. Bridge Concept
10. Furniture: Benches and Lighting
11. Wayfinding and History
12. Tree Imapct
13. Vegetation
14. LID Technology
15. Utilities
16. Urban Design
17. Form Based Code

 
Project Update #2

Based upon input provided at Public Meeting #2 held on February 22, 2014, the design team has been working closely with the project Steering Committee and City staff to develop a preferred plan for West Main Street. On June 10, 2014, the design team presented a preferred Street Configuration Plan, Streetscape Concept Plan and Zoning Concept to the Steering Committee. These concepts were approved by the Committee and will be refined during the coming weeks. There will be an Open House in late July to view and comment on the preferred plans. The Open House date will be announced shortly. To view the materials presented, please use the links below. Hardcopies of the presentation materials will be on display at City Hall after Monday, June 16, 2014.

Street Configuration Plan
Streetscape Concept Plan
Streetscape Treatments
Tree Impact Analysis
Zoning Concept

 
Project Update

Following Public Meeting #2 held February 22nd , the design team held a team work session. During the work session, the conceptual ideas presented at public meeting #2 were refined based upon feedback from the public and brainstorming. These refined ideas were presented to the West Main Steering Committee on March 26th. To view these ideas please use the links below:

Concept Text Descriptions
Alternatives
Refined West Main Street Layout (4th St. NW to 8th St.)
Refined Zoning and Urban Design

 
Public Meeting 2

As a follow-up to our December 7th “Taste of West Main” event (public meeting #1), a second public meeting was held on February 22, 2014. This meeting served to gain feedback on preliminary ideas for West Main including streetscape character, roadway configuration options and analysis of West Main’s urban form. Please see the links below to download the December meeting materials (PDFs). A third public meeting will occur this Spring (an official date will be determined soon).

Public Meeting Flyer
Powerpoint Presentation
Public Meeting 1 Results
Key Principles
Streetscape Character
Streetscape Concept Comparison
Streetscape Alternatives
Transportation Framework
Transportation Alternatives
Urban Design Analysis
Design Toolkit
Concept Alternatives
Comment Sheet

 
Public Meeting 1

The first public meeting was held on December 7, 2013.  This meeting served to gain feedback from the public on existing conditions and future visions for West Main.  Please see the links below to download the December meeting materials (PDFs). 

Powerpoint Presentation
Public Meeting 1 – Summary
Overall Issues and Opportunities – Results
Streetmix
Streetmix – Results
Streetscape Precedents – Results
Buildings and Districts Precedents – Results
Sustainability Options
General Existing Conditions
Existing Transportation
Existing Transportation Network
Existing Street Network
Existing Intersection Detail
Existing Parking
Existing Topography
History Timeline
Historic Properties
Historic Properties Information