CU-23-06: U.S. 29 Business (Madison Road) - Town of Culpeper

CU-23-06 Overview Map

From Southridge Parkway to Germanna Highway


The Phase 2 survey regarding potential improvements on U.S. 29 Business (Madison Rd.) between Southridge Pkwy. and Germanna Hwy. in the Town of Culpeper is complete.

Project Purpose

The purpose of this study is to identify project recommendations for the U.S. 29 Business (Madison Road) corridor between Southridge Parkway and Germanna Highway within the Town of Culpeper. The corridor has several segments identified as very high safety needs, which will be a focus of the study. This study will focus on improving roadway safety and enhancing multimodal accessibility/connectivity (pedestrian, bicyclist, and transit). The project recommendations that come from this study will be developed into funding applications for Smart Scale Round 6 and other transportation funding programs.

Study Partners

  • Town of Culpeper
  • Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
  • RK&K

Key Points of Contact

District Lead: Charles Proctor

Lead Consultant: Jeff Kuttesch


Phase 1 May - September 2023 Diagnose Problems/Conduct Initial Public Outreach/Brainstorm Alternatives
Phase 2 September 2023 - January2024 Evaluate Preliminary Alternatives/Conduct Public Outreach and Obtain Feedback/Select Preferred Alternatives
Phase 3 January - July 2024  Conduct Risk Assessment/Develop and Refine Preferred Alternatives/Prepare Cost Estimate and Investment Strategy

Phase 1 Public Engagement Summary

The Phase 1 survey regarding potential transportation safety, access, and bicycle/pedestrian/transit improvements on U.S. 29 Business (Madison Rd.) between Southridge Pkwy. and Germanna Hwy. in the Town of Culpeper is complete.

Dates Number of Participants (unique individuals)
June 17-31, 2023 272
The following needs have been identified for this study. Do you agree with this initial assessment?
Safety 84%
Bicycle and Pedestrian Accessibility / Connectivity 66%
Transit Accessibility / Connectivity 52%
What mode(s) of travel do you use when traveling along the study area?
Personal Vehicle 99%
Walking 29%
Cycling 10%
Truck or commercial vehicle 5%
Metro Bus, Local Bus, or Commuter Bus 2%
Carpool / Vanpool 1%
Other 1%
Taxi / Uber / Lyft 1%

Last updated: May 16, 2024

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