The report summarizes the impacts on local governments; economy and transportation; land use and environment; and housing of the completion of Interstate 66 and the projected growth as a result of the outward expansion of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The subject area is the Lord Fairfax Planning District, located in northwestern Virginia, made up of the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren, and the City of Winchester. The major towns are Front Royal and Luray. The report identifies external and internal factors affecting growth and their effect on the projections presented. General recommendations, applicable to all local governments, are presented as well as identifications of special impacts and recommendations for local governments. Maps identify development potentials at four interchanges. Summary sheets of recent and projected growth are shown for each jurisdiction.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored in part by Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC., and Virginia Dept. of Housing and Community Development, Richmond.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Lord Fairfax Planning District Commission

    Front Royal, VA  United States 

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    451 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20410

    Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

    205 North Fourth Street
    Richmond, VA  United States  23219
  • Authors:
    • Christoffel, T J
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 47 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00328654
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM