EXISTING CONDITIONS COMMERCIAL
ROUTE 31 WEST CORRIDOR DESIGN GUIDE
DRAFT: MARCH 2009
EXISTING LAND USES AND CHARACT
oute 31 West, known locally as Glade by residents, businesses and their p passers-by. Several expanses of the roadw surrounding mountains and countryside, w and forests visible, interspersed with the farm. A denser pattern of development f of the roadway, including a wide and ecle use types. As the road twists and turns th Jefferson Townships, climbing and desce it sometimes offers only limited views, w expansive long-range views are available R
Residents and visitors appreciate and va and undeveloped green areas along segm West Corridor. A quaint and laid back a the pastoral and rural characteristics. C sections of the roadway are heavily deve development pattern, easily accessible ro lights, tourist-related small businesses, hi farms, and scenic backdrop make the road that travel along it, whether it is for the firs time.
Development along the Corridor has occ sporadic and haphazard pattern. When mea more than five miles of the Corridor’s 10 developed with a mixture of commercial along at least one side of the roadway.
The total roadway frontage along the Co representing both sides of the 10.6-mile