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.
The draft New River Valley Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public comment. To follow progress and participate through the public comment process be sure to check in at our website: http://nrvrc.org/hazardmitigation/ or call 540.639.9313.
Since 2016, the New River Valley Regional Commission has convened the New River Watershed Roundtable as a forum for the different localities in the NRV to coordinate clean-up events and promote watershed stewardship
Town of Pulaski implements economic development projects to support recent downtown revitalization planning grant
NRVRC staff have been working with staff and citizens of the Town of Pulaski to implement economic development strategies related to the historic downtown district of Pulaski.