For updated information on Route 220 lane closures, dial 511 or visit the Web site at http://www.511Virginia.org.
Rural Addition Program (RAP) - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) funds a program known as the Rural Addition Program (RAP) for the purposes of bringing private roads up to standards to be added to the State system of roads and highways. Read more about the Rural Addition Program . . .
Policy for Use of VDOT Revenue Sharing - Policy of the Franklin County Board of Supervisors to allow use of the VDOT Revenue Sharing Program to assist with the construction, improvement and acceptance of certain private streets, and improvement of certain public streets providing that all prerequisites and priorities are satisfied. Read more about the Policy for Use of VDOT Revenue Sharing . . .
VDOT - 2011-2016 Secondary System Franklin County Construction Program Estimated Allocation.
Public Involvement Process
Each day you are affected by some facet of transportation and the decisions made by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Have you ever wondered how you can influence those transportation decisions?
VDOT has published Public Involvement: Your Guide to Participating in the Transportation Planning and Programming Processes to explain the planning and programming processes, which are the beginning stages of all transportation projects.
This brochure also explains the various activities in which citizens can participate and influence plans years before project level work begins.
RIDE Solutions - RIDE Solutions is a regional ride sharing program operated by the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission in cooperation with the New River Valley Planning District Commission. It is a grant-funded program that provides FREE carpool matching services for citizens of the Roanoke and New River Valley regions and surrounding areas within southwestern Virginia. We work with individuals to facilitate one-on-one carpool matches, and with employers to create company-wide alternative transportation programs.
Ferrum Express - Ferrum College is excited to share news of its regular bus service, the Ferrum Express, that will link Ferrum students, faculty, staff, and community people with Rocky Mount and Roanoke! This service is offered as a collaborative effort between Valley Metro, Ferrum College, the City of Rocky Mount, and Franklin County. It will be operated by Valley Metro.
Department of Aging Services offers transportation for senior citizens to and from congregate meal site, socialization and recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping and other personal trips, needed services and community agencies. They also provide specialized transportation for handicapped individuals...medical transportation for Medicaid recipients of any age who lack transportation for medical services. (Advance scheduling is necessary.) You may call the Department of Aging Services at 540-483-9238 or e-mail Aging Services. The Agency is located at the 295 Technology Drive in Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151. Southern Area Agency on Aging provides all in-home services for Franklin County elders. You may reach them at 1-800-468-4571.