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HeadlinesJuly 15, 2015
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT WORTH $6.3 MILLION TO IMPROVE ACCOMACK COUNTY ROAD
RICHMOND, Va. – At its monthly meeting today, the Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded a contract worth approximately $6.3 million to improve a road in Accomack County.
July 15, 2015
VDOT SAFETY PROJECTS HELP REDUCE ROADWAY DEATHS AND INJURIES
RICHMOND – Virginia’s Highway Safety Improvement Program is showing life-saving results. In the last decade, crashes with fatalities have dropped by 92 percent and injury crashes by 55 percent where 113 highway safety projects have been deployed. These projects, managed by the Virginia Department of Transportation, include improved traffic signals, better warning signs, rumble strips and other practical and lower cost safety improvements.
July 15, 2015
COMMONWEALTH OUTLINES PROCESS FOR TRANSFORM66: OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY PROCUREMENT
Decision on Preferred Procurement Expected this December
RICHMOND, Va. – Today, Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick briefed the Commonwealth Transportation Board on the process to determine a preferred procurement option for the Transform 66: Outside the Beltway project. At this point, the commissioner outlined that procuring the project as a design-build public finance or as a public-private partnership both remain viable options.
July 10, 2015
Gov. McAuliffe Announces Deal Ensuring No Tolls on the MLK Freeway Extension in Portsmouth
Plans under way to ease tolling impacts on the Midtown and Downtown
PORTSMOUTH – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced an agreement that ensures no tolls will be collected on the Martin Luther King (MLK) Freeway extension project, a key achievement in his work to reduce the financial impact of major construction improvements on motorists in Hampton Roads.