Cones Separating Lanes on Belmont Bridge Resemble New Design
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - New cones on Charlottesville's Belmont Bridge have been placed between the car and bike lanes.
The cones were put down on Monday as a low-cost, temporary solution for traffic flow and safety. Kyle Rodland, the Safe Paths to School Coordinator for Charlottesville, says the cones are similar to the final design of the bridge.
"The final design for the Belmont Bridge does have a protected bike lane which this is something that mimics a protected bike lane, so this is kind of a two-fold situation," Rodland said.
Rodland says so far, feedback from bike riders is positive. Construction to replace Belmont Bridge is expected to begin in 2020.