UPDATE: The meeting has been moved from its original location at Sherwood Regional Library to the Hayfield High School cafeteria. The article has been updated to reflect this change.
The public is invited to attend a hearing regarding an environmental assessment and National Highway Administration reports on the widening of Richmond Highway.
The meeting has been scheduled for June 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria at Hayfield High School.
The Federal Highway Administration, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and other consulting parties are in favor of a for the widening of Route 1, which could affect the operation of .
According to Fairfax County BRAC Coordinator Laura Miller, the environmental assessment will be issued in the next week or two and the public comment period will begin when it is issued.
Last month, a group of residents and equestrians . The organization is encouraging people to attend via an event on its Facebook page. A petition currently has 3,811 signatures from concerned residents and equestrians.