The Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC) is assisting the Town of Colonial Beach with its downtown revitalization effort. The Town received $747,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). The project includes improvements to facades, landscaping, street furniture, street lights, installing wayfaring signage, development of a marketing website, the painting of five murals, and a nano-loan program. Gallery
Additionally, the NNPDC helped the Town secure $542,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds from the Virginia Department of Transportation for the construction of a pedestrian plaza at the terminus of Colonial Avenue, plus reconstruction of a segment of the existing boardwalk.