Near Greenwood in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
VDOT Workers’ Memorial
Erected 2004 by Virginia Department of Transportation Employees.
Location. 38° 2.683′ N, 78° 47.533′ W. Marker is near Greenwood, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Interstate 64 at milepost 103.5, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. It is at the second scenic overlook east of the Skyline Drive exit (Exit 99). Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood VA 22943, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mirador (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Mirador (approx. 1˝ miles away); Nelson County / Albemarle County (approx. 2.3 miles away); Flight of Richard C. duPont Rockfish Gap Meeting (approx. 3.4 miles away); Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rockfish Gap (approx. 3˝ miles away); Nelson County / Augusta County (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
More about this marker. The names of 131 employees are engraved on the memorial. The employees died between 1928 and 2005. Their names appear randomly in three columns.
Also see . . . VDOT Workers Memorial: Fact Sheet. “To qualify for inclusion on the memorial, the deceased must have been an active full-time or part-time state highway transportation employee. The death must have been from a work-related accident, injury or illness. All confirmed for inclusion thus far died from on-the-job incidents. Many of the deaths occurred in work zone incidents.” (Submitted on August 21, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,732 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on January 10, 2010, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.