VDOT Workers Memorial: Donations
The memorial site and monument were constructed with about $168,000 in donations from VDOT employees, family members, citizens, businesses and organizations. No state funds were used in the construction.
Donations are no longer needed for the memorial. The memorial was dedicated in a ceremony for family members on Sept. 17, 2004.
A financial statement about the VDOT Workers Memorial organization is available upon written request from the Office of Consumer Affairs, Va. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.
Established in 1999, the Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program provides post-high school financial assistance to help the sons, daughters or legally adopted children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled on the job.
NOTE: Applications are due by April 4, 2014