The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Traffic Engineering Division takes aim at protecting Corridors of Statewide Significance (CoSS). The Arterial Preservation Program is intended to preserve long-distance function of highways, serving as a community and statewide interstate connection for commerce. Achieving higher speeds would come at the cost of reducing and/or eliminating signals and crossovers that currently provide access to businesses along each corridor.
PALS-K scores have been released for the 2016-17 academic year and the hard work and dedication of parents and educators across the New River Valley is showing. PALS, which stands for Phonological Awareness and Literacy Screening, is one of the tools used by educators to help to measure the fundamental components of a child’s literacy.