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Jefferson Davis Highway Renaming: What Alexandria Residents Chose - Source Patch

Posted on Sep 27,2017
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By Emily Leayman

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - The renaming of Jefferson David Highway (U.S. Route 1) is moving along, and the City of Alexandria now has some resident suggestions to consider.

The Alexandria City Council voted in 2016 to remove the Confederate leader's name from the highway. Then in June, the city appointed an advisory group to collect public feedback. The group opened a survey to City of Alexandria and Arlington County residents through Sept. 15. The group opened a survey to City of Alexandria and Arlington County residents through Sept. 15 and held a public hearing Sept. 25. The advisory group will then make a recommendation to the city manager by Oct. 5.

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