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April 14, 2014



COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ACROSS THE STATE ON THE DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Draft program to be posted online April 16

RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will release the draft Six-Year Improvement Program during its monthly workshop, 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16 in Richmond, followed by public hearings across the state.  The program allocates funding to essential highway, bridge, rail, transit, transportation demand management, bicycle and pedestrian projects across the state over the next six fiscal years beginning July 1, 2014.  The program is updated each year to reflect latest revenue projections and other priorities.  The draft program will be posted online at http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/syp-default.asp on April 16.

Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne will be joined by officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation at each of the nine public hearing locations listed below.  All hearings will begin 6 p.m.

 

Hampton Roads District

Thursday, April 17
Hampton Roads Planning
District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Bristol District

Tuesday, April 22
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
Bristol Convention Center
3005 Linden Drive
Bristol, VA 24202

Northern Virginia District

Thursday, April 24
VDOT Northern Virginia
District Office
4975 Alliance Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Staunton District

Tuesday, April 29
Rockingham County Administration Center
Board of Supervisors Room
20 East Gay Street,
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Richmond District

Monday, May 5
VDOT Central Office
Auditorium
1221 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Fredericksburg District

Monday, May 12
Essex High School
833 High School Circle
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Culpeper District

Wednesday, May 14
Germanna Community College
Daniel Technology Center
18121 Technology Drive
Culpeper, VA 22701

Lynchburg District

Thursday, May 15
Ramey Memorial Auditorium
VDOT Lynchburg
District Complex
4303 Campbell Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Salem District

Monday, May 19
Northside High School 6758 Northside High School Road Roanoke, VA 24019

The hearings will provide the public with an opportunity to share their comments, which will be taken into consideration prior to the CTB approving the final six-year program in June 2014.

If you cannot attend a hearing, you may send your comments to:

Public Information Office
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
600 East Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219
Email: DRPTPR@drpt.virginia.gov

Programming Director
Virginia Department of Transportation
1401 East Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
Email: Six-YearProgram@VDOT.Virginia.gov

Comments must be received by June 2, 2014.

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