has halted work on the widening of state Highway 9 until two lawsuits
are resolved, The Dominion Post reported recently.
which would widen the road from two to four lanes between Charles
Town and the Virginia state line.
revolve around the impact of the highway on Belvedere Farm, a historic
site, and trees along the Shenandoah River, which the highway would
cross. A number of the trees would have to be removed to make way
for the bridge.
will not hold up the widening of Highway 9 from Charles Town to
Martinsburg, the paper reported.