Effective as of July 1, 2014, the General Assembly of Virginia enacted - § 46.2-873.1. The maximum speed limit on nonsurface-treated highways, which are roads that are comprised of an earth-aggregate or aggregate surface (i.e., dirt and gravel) that have not been stabilized with a bituminous or cementitious material, shall be 35 miles per hour. The maximum speed limit upon such highways may be increased or decreased by the Commissioner of Highways or other authority having jurisdiction over highways. However, such increased or decreased maximum speed limit shall be effective only when indicated by sign on the highway. For such highways upon which maximum speed limit is not indicated by sign, the maximum speed limit shall be 35 miles per hour.

After a near 40-year hiatus, September 10-13, 2014 officially marks the return of the Franklin County Agricultural Fair. The family-friendly event will include midway rides provided by Brinkley Entertainment, Inc., a livestock show, student SkillsUSA competitions, live entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, and much more – all amid the natural charm of Franklin County! Visit the website

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Franklin County
Board of Supervisors
1255 Franklin Street
Suite 112
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

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