LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
Oct. 25, 2012
SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM MEETING TO BE HELD NEXT WEEK AT MASSAPONAX HIGH SCHOOL IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Public invited to review, comment on multimodal transportation projects in the 14-county Fredericksburg District
FREDERICKSBURG— VDOT Commissioner Greg Whirley, Deputy Chief Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick and Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) Member Cord Sterling will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Massaponax High School, 8201 Jefferson Davis Highway in Spotsylvania County.
During the meeting the public will have an opportunity to discuss projects and programs in the CTB’s current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and provide comments for the development of the Fiscal Years 2014-2019 SYIP including multimodal initiatives for highways, rail and transit in the 14-county Fredericksburg District.
The meeting will begin with an open house from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Representatives from various transportation agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Planning District Commissions will be available to provide information and highlight their transportation programs.
Additionally, an Amtrak Virginia kiosk will be onsite and citizens will be able to order EZPass transponders at the EZPass On-the-Go kiosk that will also be onsite.
Following the open house session, individuals can provide oral or written comments at the meeting.
Meeting materials will be made available online beginning Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at http://www.virginiadot.org/fallmeetings and comments may be submitted online until Nov. 30, 2012.
A draft of the new SYIP will be available next spring, and public hearings will be held before the program is finalized in June 2013.
VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.
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